Important Facts
Country of Origin Portugal
Specific Origin Serpa and Beja, Alentejo
Milk Type Raw ewe’s milk
Milk Treatment Heated to 95°F
Texture Semisoft
Flavor Almost fermented, sweet and bitter
Flavor Notes Strongly proteolytic, buttery, yellowish paste
Colors Yellowish
Forms Cylindrical, 4–12 inches diameter
Age 30 to 45 days extra ripening
Rennet Type Dried cardoon flowers

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