Basilio (Pecorino al Basilico)

Basilio is an Italian pasteurized sheep's milk cheese. This cheese is produced by the Il Forteto Cooperative in the Tuscan town of Mugello. It is a classic Pecorino with basil and extra virgin olive oil rubbed on its rind. Its flavor is rustic and sharp with salty undertones. Its pate is ivory in color and rich in texture.

Country: Italy
Region: Tuscany
Texture: Semi-Hard
Type of Milk: Sheep
Aging time: At least 60 days
Pasteurized: Yes