Krasotyri

Important Facts
Country of Origin Greece
Specific Origin Island of Kos
Milk Type Sheep or caprine milk, or mixtures
Milk Treatment Boiled and raw
Moisture Content 45–50%
Rind Red-brown, resembles wooden trunk
Texture Semihard
Flavor Slightly sour
Flavor Notes Immersed in wine sediment for a reddish color, significantly affected by phenolic compounds of the wine sediment, usually accompanied by watermelon or bread, has a history dating back 2,400 years. Tradition of using wine as an alternative to olive oil for preservation, resulting in unique organoleptic characteristics.
Colors Red-brown
Age 20-30 days, plus at least 1 week in wine sediment
Rennet Type Rennet from milk-fed yeanlings' stomachs

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