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Idiazabal DOP Smoked, wedge

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Milk type: unpasteurised ewes' milk

From Basque Country

Net weight: wedge approx. 150g 

This iconic smoked Basque cheese is made exclusively with raw Latxa sheep's milk with a minimum of three months of maturation. This is smoked cheese has a dense, slightly dry texture. A gently smoked aroma gives way to a light sweetness balanced by fresh acidity. The finish is clean and elegant.

The smoking of the cheeses is done at the end of the process, using trees that grow on the land, mostly beech but also a bit of cherry. The smoking chamber is basically a cupboard built onto and outside wall and, into this are put the cheeses to be smoked. The smoke that forms is introduced slightly into the outer layer of the cheese, which provides the wonderful smoked aftertaste. 

INGREDIENTS Unpasteurised ewe's MILK, rennet, salt, lactic cultures and preservative: lysozyme (EGG) STORAGE & CARE Keep refrigerated below 8°C.
Nutrition - Per 100g
Energy 1777 kJ/ 429 kcal
Fat 36.2 g
   of which saturates 24.7 g
Carbohydrate <0.2 g
   of which sugars <0.2 g
Protein 24.6 g
Fibre
Salt 1.7 g
* Typical values per 100g