- Milder than Manchego
- Mixed milk - cow, goat and sheep
- Pasteurized - aged 60 days
- Aged in La Mancha
- Size - 10.6 oz/300 gr
Ibérico cheese is beautifully balanced, full of flavor but with a very mild sharpness. We find that it is very approachable to even cheese novices. It is over half cow's milk, lending a smoothness that adds nuance to the bright, tangy flavors of the other milks. It is medium cured, with a firm bite. We enjoy it sliced in wedges, paired with fruit or a slice of membrillo quince preserve.
Ibérico cheese comes from La Mancha, the home of Spain's famous Manchego cheese, and it shares the bright complex flavor and signature crosshatched rind. Whereas Manchego is made of 100% pure sheep's milk, Ibérico adds the smoothness of cow's milk, and the acidity of goat's milk. The result is an approachable little brother to the more intense flavor of Manchego.
La Mancha is vast and arid, a place where herds of sheep and goats forage among the thistles and rosemary for sustenance. To this day, traffic is often stopped on country roads by shepherds leading their animals across to graze nearby. This fragrant diet and life of exercise creates a flavorful, rich milk - the secret to Ibérico cheese's complex taste.
We recommend allowing your Ibérico cheese to come to room temperature before it is served, better to enjoy its full flavor.
Pasteurized cow, sheep and goat milks, rennet, lactic ferments and salt. Contains milk.
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"Simply delicious. Eaten with a fig preserves on an artisan cracker and a good white wine."
Kevin - Oviedo, FL - Sep 27, 2016
"enjoyed every bite with crackers"
Grace Hagedorn - Stockton, CA - Apr 3, 2016
"Top notch, very good and well packaged."
Jose Rodriguez - Scottsdale, AZ - Jan 24, 2016
"This cheese is very good. I used it on a charcuterie tray for Christmas Eve."
KRIS R - Saint Petersburg, FL - Dec 30, 2015
Robert Schroeder - Greece, NY - Dec 28, 2015
"An excellent smooth blend."
John D Gonzales-Lusk - Los Lunas, NM - Dec 6, 2015
"We love this cheese for its mild flavor. It's tastier than expected with its mix of cow, sheep, and goat's milk. A great, everyday cheese."
PAULA SHIRLEY - COLUMBIA, SC - Oct 4, 2015
"Tasty but dry."
RICHARD MOELLER - OCALA, FL - Sep 26, 2015
"this product did not last long! everybody enjoyed."
Rafael Gil Diaz - Saint Louis, MO - Jan 4, 2015
Earl Buchanan - Brooksville, FL - Dec 21, 2014
Thomas Martello - Chicago Heights, IL - Dec 7, 2014
RLD - DAWSONVILLE, GA - Jul 20, 2014
John Hopper - Houston, TX - Jul 13, 2014
"The cheese was delicious, I served it at a dinner party, it was gone in less than an hour. My guests absolutely enjoyed it"
Tony Baca - PEORIA, AZ - May 18, 2014