Parmesan Wedges 8 OZ. Heritage: Known as the king of Italian cheeses, Parmesan originated in the Reggio and Parma regions of Italy. It tastes sweet, buttery and nutty compared to the sharper and more piquant flavor of Romano. Parmesan has become very popular in the United States and Wisconsin leads in the production of award-winning Parmesan. Description: Buttery, sweet, nutty flavor intensifies with age. Granular texture. Made from part-skim milk. Aged over 10 months. Serve as a table cheese; shave over salads; grate in cooked dishes, casseroles, pizza; use, freshly grated, to season food.