Manchego cheese is made in the region of La Mancha, from milk of Manchega sheep with a maturity period of 4 months. Artisan Manchego cheese is made from raw sheep’s milk, from registered Denomination of Origin farms .
The hard and extreme weather from La Mancha, favors the growth of very tough plants, food an ancient breed of sheep that are subject to very strict breeding and health . These features provide results in a unique cheese in the world.
The regulatory board manchego cheese origin, is the body responsible for monitoring the use of protected designation of origin , ensuring that it covers cheeses meet the requirements of quality and provenance in their technical quality specifications. Certifies that all identified as Manchego cheese meet the technical specifications to be considered as such.
This cheese comes vacuum packed, and is best stored in the fridge.
To eat, take it out from the fridge 10 minutes beforehand, and cut it into medium thick slices about 6mm (1/4”) thick. Eaten as an appetizer before the meal it is complemented perfectly by a glass of Viña Bujanda.