Pecorino Ginepro wheel - sheep's milk hard cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, Italy. An unusual and arresting cheese made of raw sheep milk. Each 6 pound wheel of Pecorino Ginepro is soaked in an aromatic bath of balsamic vinegar and juniper before it is aged for a minimum of four months. The dark brown rind is created by the vinegar, though the lingering finish is kissed with gin-juniper rather than acerbic acid. Wrapped in paper, which contains moisture, the Pecorino cheese is always moldy, and benefits from a few hours 'breathing'.