Producer: DEGUST, Vahrn
Region: South Tyrol
Cheese type: Soft cheese bovine milk
Appearance: dark nut-coloured rind - decorated with nut leaves
Aroma: nutty - alcoholic
Flavour: sweet-sour - alcoholic - persistent
Consistency: very soft, rubbery
Maturation: 6 weeks in spirits and nut leaves
Hansi Baumgartner is a well-known cheese affineur and founder of Degust, a renowned producer of cheese specialities based in South Tyrol. The name Degust is an abbreviation for "Degustation", which already indicates Hansi Baumgartner's goal: He wants to offer his customers a special taste experience.
Hansi Baumgartner has been working in the cheese industry since the 1980s and during this time he has acquired a broad knowledge of the production and ripening of cheese. In his products, he combines traditional craftsmanship with innovative methods and relies on high-quality raw materials and gentle processing. He places particular emphasis on close cooperation with regional cheese dairies and farmers in order to produce products of the highest quality and authenticity.
The Degust range includes a wide selection of cheese specialities South Tyrol and other regions of Italy. mild cheeses to strong and spicy varieties, there is something for every taste. Particularly well-known are Hansi Baumgartner's affinage specialities, where he matures the cheeses under optimal conditions, allowing their full aroma to unfold.
With Degust and Hansi Baumgartner, the focus is on unique cheese specialities South Tyrol and the highest quality in production and processing.
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