Dairy
Monte Enebro 1.5kg

Product Profile:

Name Monte Enebro
Producer Rafael & Paloma Baez
Origin Avila, Central Spain
Milk Stock Pasteurised goats' milk
Rennet Type 
Avg. Fat Content  35% approx.
Format Long log shape
Size 1.5kg random weight
Minimum Order 1 unit
Qty Per Box 3 units

Description:

Monte Enebro is 100% artisan, handmade by father daughter team Rafael & Paloma Baez. As a retired builder Rafael started making his cheese over 15 years ago and has never looked back with it quickly becoming popular first in Spain, then the world over.  Production is limited to approximately 7000 units per year, meaning it is relatively rare in Australia.

 

The Baezes make Monte Enebro from pasteurized goats’ milk and inoculate the logs with penicilium roqueforti, the same mold used to make Roquefort. However, rather than piercing the cheese in the traditional way and allowing the blue veins to develop throughout, the mold grows on the rind of the cheese, adding to Monte Enebro's complex flavors and distinctive ashed appearance.

 

When Young, the interior is pure white and has a chalky flaky texture. Flavours are mild, nutty and citric with just a hint of blue at the rind. As the cheese matures, cellar-like aromas become more pungent and the flavours evolve. Strong and assertive, a mature Monte Enebro is not for the faint hearted with heavy goat, barnyard and blue spice flavours dominating.

 

This cheese is best consumed within days of being cut from the log.

 

 

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Avg. servings per pack: 100              serving size: 30g     
  Avg. per serve per 100g
Energy  116kCal 386kCal
Protein  4.8g 16g
Fat, Total  10.7g 35g
  - Saturated  7g 23g
Carbohydrates 0g 0g
  - Sugars  0g 0g
Sodium  124mg 413mg
Ingredients: Goats' milk, lactic cultures, penicilium roquforti, salt.

Information for this profile sourced from AOAP Staff & Calendar Cheese Co.

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