Named after the town of Bra, once known as the center of maturing and selling cheese from the Cuneo Alps. Bra Tenero is a prominent table cheese found throughout Piemonte, indigenous to the plains of Cuneo in Piemonte.
Formaggi Ciresa is a leading affinatore of Lombardia. Their work includes selection, aging, packaging, and distribution of cheese, particularly the traditional cheese families of Lombardia: Stracchino, Gorgonzola, Latteria & fresh cheese.
Founded in 1927, their multi-generational relationships with cheesemakers allow for incomparable representation of these regional styles, in addition to PDO cheeses throughout Italy.
FORMAT 15 lb square
TYPE Cooked, Pressed curd
MILK Raw cow
RENNET Traditional Calf
AFFINATORE Formaggi Ciresa
REGION Piemonte, Italy
AGE 3 months
PROFILE Impressively savory, deeply vegetal and brothy.