Ossau-Iraty artisan cheese is a raw milk cheese from Manech breed sheep that is made on the French side of the Pyrenees. Soft and tangy flavorIt presents lactic aromas with hints of hazelnut and caramel.
Serve in wedges of 480 - 500 g.
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|Mature period||4 a 6 meses|
|Flavour intensity||Medium to strong|
|Kind of milk||Pasteurized|
This cheese is produced in the ancestral way in the French area of the high Pyrenees. The name comes from the Pic du Midi d'Ossau that dominates the Ossau valley and the Irati forest.
It is a cheese that is ripened between 4 and 6 months. Its rind is orange yellow and straw inside.
The sheep graze freely in the Pyrenees and produce milk from November to July which makes the cheese seasonal and exclusive.
Since 1980 it has been recognized with the Protected Designation of Origin.
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