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Torralba Mahon, semi cured D.O.P.

Torralba Mahon D.O.P.

£80.75 (Each)

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  • Gluten Free Product
  • Great Taste Awards 2017 2 star

Mahón is the iconic cheese of Menorca with a distinctive square shape and rounded edges. The vibrant, orange coloured rind is created by rubbing it with pimentón and olive oil as it matures.

The semi-hard, sometimes crumbly texture has a fruity, fresh and creamy aroma complemented by rich, savoury and yoghurty flavours.

Approx. 3kg

This product has been awarded with 2 stars in the Great Taste Awards 2017. The judges' comments were:

"Very good flavours rolling round the palate, with sweetness and savoury notes, creamy and fruity on the palate. Good firm texture and full bodied aroma and flavour. This cheese has a creamy mouthfeel and is full of flavour."

Ingredients
Raw cow's milk, lactic cultures, rennet, salt. On the rind: olive oil and paprika
Storage & Care
Keep refrigerated below 5°C
Nutrition Per 100g
Energy 1464kJ / 251kcal
Fat 27g
   of which saturates 17g
Carbohydrate <1g
   of which sugars <1g
Protein 24g
Fibre 0g
Salt 1.62g
* Typical values per 100g

Quesos Torralba

Quesos Torralba, a third family generation driven business, was founded in 1939 and it is now run by Nicolas and Rosa. The company started simply with storing Mahón cheeses which got sold to local businesses.

Gradually they began to add value to their trade by buying young, artisan produced Mahón cheeses and looking after and ripening them to various states of maturity.