Mahon is the iconic cheese of Menorca with a distinctive square shape and rounded edges. The vibrant, orange coloured rind is created by rubbing it with pimenton and olive oil as it matures.
The semi-hard, sometimes crumbly texture has a fruity, fresh and creamy aroma complemented by rich, savoury and yoghurty flavours.
This product has been awarded with 2 stars in the Great Taste Awards 2017. The judges' comments were:
"Very good flavours rolling round the palate, with sweetness and savoury notes, creamy and fruity on the palate. Good firm texture and full bodied aroma and flavour. This cheese has a creamy mouthfeel and is full of flavour."
|Nutrition -||Per 100g|
|Energy||1464kJ / 251kcal|
|of which saturates||17g|
|of which sugars||1g|
|* Typical values per 100g|
Quesos Torralba, founded in 1939, is a third generation company that was started simply to store Mahon cheeses which it sold on to local businesses; gradually they began to add value by ripening them and now they specialise in buying young, artisan produced, Mahon cheeses and ageing them to various states of maturity.
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