Aged for a year, this hard, crumbly cheese has flinty, fragrant characteristics. Mama Mia, The king of cheese! 12+months matured. Using the old-fashioned cream gravity separation method, the less dense fat molecules rise to the top of the milk tank without being stirred – this ensures the milk has a lower fat content for Parmesan and results in a hard, crumbly texture. This cheese is delicious grated and sprinkled over every dish – and we mean every dish.