Made from 100 % pasteurized, Manchego sheep’s milk, Monte Alba Manchego Cheese is one of Spain’s top selling cheeses. Coming from the Spanish region, “La Mancha” (home of Cervantes’s Don Quixote), Manchego cheese is prepared by using an ancient recipe and then aged for several months. This popular cheese derives its distinct taste and aroma from the dry region’s wild herbs, which Manchego sheep consume. This popular cheese is perfect for dressing up a salad, having it melt over a heated dish, serving it with toasted bread, fruit and ham, or simply served as a cheese snack. Monte Alba is a very well known and a respected brand in Spain. The company’s longevity, a testament to the quality of their products. Monte Alba is a young cheese and fresh slices are cut for the consumer and later vacuum sealed to conserve its freshness.
• Aged 3 months
• Manchego cheese is ivory colored with many holes in it
• Smooth and firm yet moist texture
• Distinctive, mild flavor that lingers on your palette
• Herringbone prints on the rind, original look of Manchego cheese imitating the appearance of a straw cheese belt originally used to press cheese curd
• Average weight 8 pounds
Please note: Every Manchego cheese is different are often not exactly the indicated weight; we'll therefore always ship you a Manchego cheese that is closest to the indicated weight. "
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SKU 000101C Manufacturer Monte Alba Country of Manufacture Spain