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Valdeon Picos de Europa blue, I.G.P.

Valdeon blue I.G.P., whole

£62.45 (Each)

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  • Gluten Free Product

Milk type: pasteurised cow's and goat's milk

From: León, Castile and León

Net weight: approx. 2.5kg whole cheese.

The Valdeón (Picos de Europa) is a pasteurised blue cheese made from a blend of approximately 90% cows' and 10% goats' milk. This highly recognisable maple leaf wrapped cheese, has a creamy and mushroomy aroma, a buttery melting texture and nutty, savoury, sometimes spicy flavours. It is delicious by itself or used to cook with.

Ingredients & Allergens
Milk, calcium chloride, lactic cultures, Penicillium, animal rennet, salt
Storage & Care
Keep refrigerated between 2 and 6°C. This cheese is cut to order and will have approximately 6 days shelf life from the date the order is despatched
Nutrition Per 100g
Energy 1600kJ / 386kcal
Fat 31.2g
   of which saturates 21.95g
Carbohydrate 3g
   of which sugars <0.5g
Protein 23.20g
Fibre 0g
Salt 2.29g
* Typical values per 100g

Valdeon

A dairy that originally produced mixed milk cheeses (cow & goat) in Posada de Valdeón in the Picos de Europa mountains.

The cheese is presently being made in the town of Cistierna 40km to the south after the original dairy collapsed under the weight of accumulate snow in 2014.