Cured artisan cheese made from milk of Grazalemeña sheep with Arrayán liquor. The mixture of cured sheep's milk cheese joined with the potential of Arrayán liquor makes this product very unique and grants it softness as well as an intense flavor.
It's served in wedges of approximately 450 - 500 grams.
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|Weight||450 - 500 grs. aprox|
|Flavour intensity||Medium to strong|
|Kind of milk||Pasteurized|
Artisan cheese factory El Bosqueño produces this specialty of cured cheese made with Grazalema merino sheep's milk whose flavor is then endowed with Arrayan liquor while preserving the softness of sheep cheese. An artisan cheese awarded with gold medal awards at the recent World Cheese Awards.
It is apressed paste cheese with a hard yellow crust on the outside and pale yellowish color inside with light hints of liquor. Its packaging in wedges with its own liquor makes this format ideal for proper consumption as well as to appreciate all the qualities of this preparation.
The sheep of Merina Grazalemeña is widely appreciated for the quality of its milk. The natural surroundings of the Sierra de Grazalema, in which sheep graze freely make them suitable for production of high-quality milk. It is a milk with high protein and significant fat content. The milking season runs from late January to June.
Arrayán is a Mediterranean plant whose name of Arabic origins Ar-Rayhan means the "aromatic". The plant is used in liquor production for this property. It's also a plant with great medicinal properties ranging from balsamic effects to even antibiotics.