Producer: Mieli Thun
Location: Vigo di Ton TN, Italy
its bouquet is characterized by the scents of chrysanths and daisies, hummus, peat and cut bark with a finish dominated by the pungent and singular notes of macerated flower stems. to the palate it is moderately sweet and slightly astringent, with a fresh plant note. the milk used to make tronchon cheese, cited by cervantes in his famous work, don quixote, was curdled with cardoon flowers.
Its opulent taste makes it a natural match for legume and grain-based dishes, and also for more exotic purées, like hummus. try it as an ingredient in a sweet and sour sauce consisting of sesame, mustard, cumin, oil, salt and vinegar.
In tuna sauce, green sauce and mayonnaise. use it for a sweet and sour sauce with sesame, cumin, oil, salt and vinegar.