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Queso Idiazabal | 150g

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Country of Origin: Spain
Style: Semi-Hard
Milk: Sheep, Unpasteurised
Wine Match: Pinot Noir, Gamay, Sparkling Shiraz

Notes: It is made with the raw milk of Laxta and Carranza sheep, lightly pressed and aged for 2-10 months. Smoking is an optional touch, reflecting a history of hanging wheels near a fireplace to dry. This is highly smoked and aged only 2-3 months. Supple, toothsome texture at this point and the subtle sharpness before it becomes hot with more age. The special sheep give exceptionally rich, fatty milk, resulting in a buttery mouth feel and an intriguing gamy character.

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