Here we are with a list of cheese types and dessert wines that you can match.
With fresh cheeses avoid tannic wines, they marry better with fruity wines, with a light flavor, a sparkling Champagne, or a sweet Moscato, Riesling, White Port.
Wine and cheese tip: Marsala superiore and fresh ricotta enriched with chopped pistacchio. Marsala superiore has a sweet taste but is perfect for a dessert combination with ricotta!
Wine and cheese tip: Moscato di Noto and Castelmagno, from Italy, to appreciate the different shades of Italian flavors, from Piedmont to Sicily.
Wine and cheese tip: Pont l’eveque with Champagne, two ancient flavors from the French tradition.
Stilton, Gorgonzola, Roquefort (or Fourme D'Ambert) pair well with red Port, Madeira, Sauternes, Sherry, Tokaji. In this pairings, the sweet flavors combine with the sharpness of these veined cheeses.
Wine and cheese tip: Roquefort and Sauternes for a classic pairing.
Aged cheeses require more body, structured wines with a more complex flavor. Aged Cheddar, Gouda, Pecorino, Parmigiano reggiano are excellent with Montefalco Sagrantino Passito, Champagne, Prosecco, Madeira, Marsala superiore, Moscato d'Asti, Moscato di Noto, red Port, Sauternes, Sherry, Vinsanto.
Wine and cheese tip: Montefalco Sagrantino Passito and Pecorino di Fossa, two regional products to exalt two fine flavors from the Center of Italy.