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Here in the States, Parmigiano Reggiano is primarily thought of as a grating cheese. Connoisseurs around the world, especially in its native northern Italy, savor Parmigiano Reggiano as a delicious, full-flavored eating cheese as well as a key addition to their finest dishes.

It began life seven centuries ago in the Italian provinces of Parma, Reggio Emilia, Modena, part of Bologna, and part of Mantua. Nature blessed this zone with the most idealistic cattle-grazing land to create the unique milk from the "Zone Tripica". The local cheese craftsmen took it from there, utilizing a totally natural process that has not changed for 700 years. No additives, no machinery, no gimmicks. Just sweet, fresh milk in its pristine state; the artisan's ancient skills and then nature's own good time (aged from 18 to 20 months). What you see today is just what the knights, serfs, saints and kings of old ate!

All wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano are inspected at 12 months of age to determine grading. Only the top three grades, based on appearance, structure and other characteristics, are permitted to continue the aging process. At the request of the producer, wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano at 18 months of age are inspected a second time. If the wheels meet the ultimate standard for the Top Grade, the mark EXTRA or EXPORT is branded on the side of the wheel to provide an additional guarantee of the superior quality of that particular wheel of Parmigiano Reggiano. America's Test Kitchen and Cook's Illustrated have both voted igourmet.com's Parmigiano Reggiano #1 in their quest to find the best Parmesan in America today. "We preferred the igourmet top grade and Vacche Rosse Parmigiano-Reggiano by a landslide, ranking them significantly higher than the other cheeses for complexity of flavor and appealing texture. And when we tasted the regular Parmigiano from igourmet against our supermarket cheeses, it was an easy winner."

  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk.
  • Photo depicts whole 80 lb. form of cheese.
  • We cut and wrap this item by the pound.
  • Please contact us if you would like to purchase the whole form.

Size: 15.5 ounces Item: 208
$17.99

 
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Latest Customer Reviews for Parmigiano Reggiano Top Grade - Pound Cut
By MCB
from Knoxville, TN
on Nov 24, 2014
Excellence at a reasonable price
I'm ready to re-order. This is so much better than the supermarket cheeses, even the "gourmet" markets ... and the price is better, as well.
By Sam
from NPR Florida
on Nov 22, 2014
When only the very best will do
By Scott kenzie
from Lansing, Illinois
on Sep 13, 2014
One of the greatest cheeses around
This top grade cheese is nutty in flavor with some smooth notes to follow you can tell the difference from any other cheese claiming to to be from Italy which is usually all dried up .I totally recommend this cheese.
By Lucian
from Bonners Ferry ID
on Sep 01, 2014
Parmigiano Reggiano
Top quality and I have sent the best in Parma.
By Bill Nalley
from Frost, WV
on Aug 16, 2014
Parmigiano/top grade
Compared to other Parmigiano I have had (from [ ], [ ] etc.) this cheese is too, too young. Flavor is not fully developed, crystals are non-existant, and it is too creamy for this type of cheese. It's flavorful but it needs a lot more time aging. The price is good.
By Heidi
from NC
on Jul 05, 2014
Divine
I'm used to store bought cheese and wanted to try something "real" - this is so delicious I enjoy it plain or on pasta. Superfast delivery, outstanding quality. Worth every penny.
By elegantLinda
from Brenham TX
on Jun 23, 2014
Good stuff
It arrived exactly when we asked. Reusable ice packs helped us wrap the same shipping box for Father's Day event. Recently started eating the cheese, and, oh my - it really does outshine other types of parmesan.
By Food Connaisseur
from New York, NY
on Jun 22, 2014
Parmigiano Reggiano - Among the best
Great not just on your pasta, but as very healthy daily snack for any type of diet. It provides the perfect amount of calcium your body needs daily
By Bill Manos
from Anaheim, Ca
on Jun 02, 2014
Very good
Another great choice for a party.
By Lynne Ittleman
from Haines City, FL
on Apr 19, 2014
Parmigiano Reggiano
there is no better cheese to be found for grating & eating than your Parmigiano Reggiano. There is nothing in the stores that comes near it. I will continue to buy from igourmet.
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