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Amarelo de Beira Baixa

  • Made from unpasteurized goat's or sheep's milk

  • Country of origin: Portugal

  • Region: Beira Baixa Province

  • Type: semi-firm, artisan

  • Fat content: 45-60%

  • Colour: yellow

  • Flavour: acidic

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Synonyms: Amarelo da Beira Baixa Cheese (DOP), Queijo amarelo da Beira Baixa

Amarelo de Beira Baixa comes from the Beira Baixa region of Portugal. It is made from raw sheep's and goat's milk, animal rennet and salt. Amarelo is PDO (AOP) cheese with a distinctive aroma and slightly acidic taste. It is matured for 45 to 90 days and is available in a cylindrical shape. 

Amarelo de Beira Baixa can be consumed as a dessert, a starter or a snack. It tastes great with Pinot Noir or red wines.

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