Torralba Mahón Cheese
Savoury, tang of island salt air. Paprika-rubbed rind. Chalky centre. Peachy aroma.
Milk type: raw cow's milk
Torralba Mahon DOP 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. It has a Protected Designation of Origin.
The semi-hard, sometimes crumbly texture has a fruity, fresh and creamy aroma complemented by rich, savoury and yoghurty flavours.
Approx. 275g wedge, 550g quarter.
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."