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1605 Sherry washed 900x900

Sherry washed sheeps' cheese, 300g

£6.95 (Each) (out of stock)

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    Milk type: raw ewes' milk

    From: Ciudad Real, Castile La Mancha

    Net weight: approx. 300g (2 months)

    This two month old cheese is made with Manchega raw ewes' milk and traditional rennet. It is washed once a week in sherry wine.

    It has a semi-hard ivory texture with a golden-hay colour on the rind. The aroma is sweet and intense, reminiscent of Jerez (sherry) wine. The flavour is clean and elegant with a sweet and fruity finish.

    Keep the cheese at room temperature for about half an hour before serving.

    Perfect as an aperitif or enjoyed at the end of a meal. Serve with a glass of Oloroso sherry.

    Ingredients
    Raw ewes' milk, lactic cultures, animal rennet, salt and lysozyme (egg). Rind: PX sherry (may contain sulphites). Edible rind.
    Storage & Care
    Keep refrigerated below 8°C, once opened consume within one week.
    Nutrition Per 100g
    Energy 1157kJ / 227kcal
    Fat 22g
       of which saturates 13.67g
    Carbohydrate 0.36g
       of which sugars 0.36g
    Protein 19.94g
    Salt 2.25g
    * Typical values per 100g

    Quesería 1605

    A small dairy that was established in 2008 by which makes an excellent artisan Manchego using the milk of their own herds of Manchega sheep.

    They also grow the crops that are used to feed the sheep during the winter months. A great example of a dairy that combines modern practices with traditional methods.