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  • Idiazabal Cheese PDO - Artzai Gazta
  • Idiazabal Cheese PDO - Artzai Gazta
  • Idiazabal Cheese PDO - Artzai Gazta
  • Idiazabal Cheese PDO - Artzai Gazta

Idiazabal Cheese PDO - Artzai Gazta

Artisan Idiazabal Cheese – Idiazabal D.O. – Sheperd’s Cheese From Raw Ewe’s Milk - ~ 300g Wedge

Cheese produced by families of shepherds who adhere to the Artzai Gazta Cooperative.

This Idiazabal Cheese has a minimum ageing period of 60 days. Its aroma is strong and powerful.

100 Idiazabal cheese producers were awarded 1 Super-Gold, 15 Gold, 34 Silver and 50 bronze medals in the 2016 World Cheese Awards held in San Sebastián (Spain), for the first time outside the UK.

Suggestion: it is superb with a glass of Chardonnay and matches particularly well with almonds and fig jam.

Tip: pull out of the refrigerator at least ½ hour before serving.

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£ 9.95

Idiazabal Cheese PDO - Artzai Gazta

Country of Origin: Spain

Production Area: Guipuzcoa

Milk: 100% Sheep

Style of Cheese: Hard

Vegetarian: No

Organic: No

Unpasteurised: Yes

Spanish artisan cheese made from raw milk of the Latxa breed sheeps under the regulations of the Idiazabal D.O. and the Artzai Gazta overarching rules.

It is cured over a 60 days period.

At the end of the ripening period its weight stays in a range of 1.1 to 1.8 kg. Rind is hard and pale yellowish and its paste is firm.

It may have a few, irregularly distributed and extremely small, uneven holes. Its aroma is strong and powerful.

Taste is crisp and never deviates as each mouthful hits the palate with the same distanct flavour. Hints of natural rennet.

All the Idiazabal D.O. cheese wheels are identified with a numbered label issued and controlled by the Regulatory Council.

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No conocía el queso Idiazabal y me ha sorprendido muchisimo. Está delicioso.

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Rare. Hard to get. Well worth the cost.

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