Important Facts
Country of Origin Greece
Specific Origin Thrace, Macedonia, Thessaly, Lesbos
Certification PDO (1996)
Milk Type Sheep’s milk or a combination with up to 20% goat’s or cow’s milk
Milk Treatment Traditionally raw, increasingly pasteurized
Rind Develops as ages
Texture Firm to hard
Flavor Rich
Flavor Notes Rich, complex flavors, buttery texture, flowery aroma when aged. Similar to Asiago and Parmigiano Reggiano when aged 10+ months.
Aroma Flowery
Colors Pale yellow
Forms Wheels
Age At least 2 months, peak at 10+ months
Rennet Type Natural rennet

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