Milk type: pasteurised goats' milk
From: Leon, Castile and Leon
Net weight: Whole cheese approx. 1.5kg, half approx. 700g, wedge approx. 220g
The aromas this cheese delivers are fresh and of floral, gently goaty and lightly citric flavours, leading to a clean, caramelly finish. As the goats are encouraged to roam and forage on wild rosemary and juniper berries, these can be detected in this exceptional cheese.
This product has been awarded with 3 stars in the Great Taste Awards 2018. The judges' comments were:
"This is a well-made, hand finished goat cheese, with a very soft goaty flavour, citrusy and light. An attractive cheese with a light texture and subtle herb flavour coming through the milk."
|Nutrition -||Per 100g|
|Energy||2167kJ / 524kcal|
|of which saturates||34g|
|of which sugars||0.5g|
|* Typical values per 100g|
In 1983 Rafael Baez retired from his working life as a civil engineer and opened a dairy in the valley of the Tietar River in Avila. Here, where lush pastures fed the herds of local goats was where he decided was the ideal place to source his raw materials. 25 years later the dairy is still producing remarkable cheeses.
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