Zamorano PDO, gran reserva

£9.50£125.00

Firm. Complex. Peppery 

Origin: Spain, Castile and Leon

Style and Texture: Firm

Milk: Ewe

Milk Treatment: Raw

Rennet: Traditional

Drinks: sherry, red wine

Complement with: membrillo (quince paste) or bittersweet figs, rosemary olive biscuits

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An outstanding but relatively unknown cheese that is an excellent alternative to Manchego. In Castile and Leon where it’s made shepherds particular attention to the quality of ewe’s diet and move them all year around to find the best possible feed. The resulting milk and cheese are high quality and very full flavoured and lingering. Nutty and sheepy notes prevail. The best parings will be with red wines, especially red Rioja.

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