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Manchego DOP El Trigal® 1 yr. 2/6#

Size:6 Lbs (6 Lbs drained weight)
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Manchego DOP El Trigal® 1 yr. 2/6#

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Manchego is a DOP cheese, which can be made only from the milk of the Manchega sheep that graze in the provinces of Albacete, Ciudad Real, Cuenca and Toledo, all of which form the region of La Mancha. The best cheese is produced when the milk is the richest, between August and December. The pattern on the rind honors a time when the cheese was wrapped in sheets of woven esparto grass. The Corcuera Family was the first in all of Castilla La Mancha to make and commercialize Manchego Cheese. The family produces the cheese in the province of Toledo using same day milk, producing a more buttery Manchego. This complex, full flavored Manchego is aged 1 year. Truly an outstanding Manchego, far superior to others in the industry. 2/6#

Tasting Note

This cheese is aged for one year and has a complex, full flavor. Cheeses that reach a great age have a peppery bite finish.
The depth and complexity of flavor depends on age, but all Manchego has an unmistakable richness reminiscent of Brazil nuts and caramel, with a distinct aroma of lanolin and roast lamp, and a slightly salty finish. The texture is dry yet creamy.

Food Paring

The 1 year is best enjoyed as a table cheese, with membrillo (quince paste), Rioja, and slices of Serrano Reserva.

Logistical Information

Net Drained Weight allergens WEIGHT (Lbs) unit UNITS PER CASE Case WxLxH (inches) Refrigerated? Cases/Layer in pallet Layers in pallet Case Bar Code Unit Bar Code
6 Lbs N/A 12.00 Lbs 2 9x17.5x4.5 TRUE N/A N/A 825325770045 N/A