Important Facts
Country of Origin Spain
Specific Origin Basque country, Navarre
Certification PDO (1987)
Milk Type Ewe’s milk
Milk Treatment Raw
Rind Hard, smooth
Texture Firm, slightly elastic
Flavor Intense, slightly piquant
Flavor Notes Ranging from lactic and roasted notes to distinctive "acid" aromas due to lipolytic activity.
Aroma Lactic, roasted, animal, nutty, vegetable
Colors Creamy yellow to deep brown (smoked)
Forms Cylindrical
Age 60 days
Rennet Type Traditional lamb rennet

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