|Country of origin
|Source of milk
||Minimum of two months
Montasio is a mountain cheese made from cow's milk produced in northeastern Italy in the regions of Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto.
It was awarded a (PDO) protected designation of origin in 1986.
- Made from cow's milk
- Country of origin: Italy
- Region: Friuli Venezia Giulia and Veneto
- Alternative spellings: Montasio Fresco
- Type: semi-hard. Versions aged longer develop a harder texture.
- Fat content: 32%
- Texture: creamy and open
- Rind: natural
- Color: pale yellow to gold, depending on age
It is typically aged for a minimum of two months, and some preparations are aged for a year or more. The rind is typically stamped with the date of its production.