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Queso Iberico
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Queso Iberico

Queso Iberico is a Spanish cheese made from a mixture of cow's, sheep's, and goat’s milk. The ratio of blend used in the making this hard cheese is constantly altered according to seasonal availability.

The distinctive piquant taste of this white cheese ranges from nutty to fruity. It has a rich, buttery texture that goes well when served as a snack cheese, a grating cheese or a grilling cheese. The aging time for this Manchego lookalike can vary from a couple of months to a year.

  • Made from pasteurized or unpasteurized cow's, goat's and sheep's milk
  • Country of origin: Spain
  • Type: hard
  • Fat content: 45%
  • Texture: firm and oily
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: white
  • Flavour: buttery, nutty, strong
  • Aroma: aromatic, rich
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Manzano Central Quesera,S.L. Fabrica de Quesos

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