With origins traced back to the 11th century, Gorgonzola is one of the world's oldest blue cheeses. This sharp blue can be enjoyed in plenty of different ways. It's as good in pastas and risottos as it is melted on pizzas.
Production & Aging Today, Gorgonzola is primarily produced in the regions of Piedmont and Lombardy. Gorgonzola is typically aged for 3-4 months before it's enjoyed.
Appearance Gorgonzola is shaped as a cylinder with a diameter of 25 to 30cm, with a height of 16 to 20cm and a weight of between 6 and 12kg.
Taste & Texture Gorgonzola can be mild and creamy as well as piquant, which means that the range of flavors varies.
Wine Pairing Suggestions Merlot, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Riesling d'Alsace
Beer Pairing Suggestions Porter, Stout
Similar Cheeses Bleu de Gex, Fourme d'Ambert, Roquefort