El Gran Cardenal

Cured in wood, sheep milk Castellano cheese IGP (Black label), wedge

250 gr

83,99 kr

335,96 kr / kg VAT included

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Milk

Milk type

Sheep

Weight

250 gr

250 gr

Milk Treatment

Pasteurised

Texture

Firm

Aging

Semi-cured
(semicurado)

Flavour

Medium

Queso Castellano

Appellation of Origin (DOP / IGP):

Queso Castellano

awards

AWARDS:

  • 2018 Silver
  • 2017 Gold
  • 2016 Gold
  • 2012 Silver
  • 2009 Gold
  • awards

    World Championship Cheese: 2010 Gold

    extra information

    ADDITIONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Paste: Pressed
  • Rind: Natural
  • Maturity: Between 4 and 6 months
  • Drinks pairing

    Drinks Pairing Suggestions:

  • Light red: Pinot Noir
  • Medium red: Ribera del Duero
  • Medium red: Tempranillo
  • Full-bodied red: Rioja Reserva
  • Light white: Verdejo
  • Cava
  • Castille-Valladolid

    Made with 100% sheep’s milk from Chrurra and Castellana breeds that has been produced on Castile and León local farms and brought to the factory daily, this cheese boasts the Protected Geographic Indication status of IGP Queso Castellano. It has also racked up an impressive collection of awards over the years at prestigious international cheese competitions like the World Cheese Awards.

    It is made following a three generations family recipe. With a smell and flavuor of high intensity, predominating the lactic fermentation itself that has suffered the cheese during its long maturation in cava. Light touches of butter, fruity and nuts. Always intense smells and flavours typical of our cheeses made with fresh milk of the day. It has creamy texture and homogeneous flavour characteristic of this milk.

    Made with 100% sheep’s milk from Chrurra and Castellana breeds that has been produced on Castile and León local farms and brought to the factory daily, this cheese boasts the Protected Geographic Indication status of IGP Queso Castellano. It has also racked up an impressive collection of awards over the years at prestigious international cheese competitions like the World Cheese Awards.

    It is made following a three generations family recipe. With a smell and flavuor of high intensity, predominating the lactic fermentation itself that has suffered the cheese during its long maturation in cava. Light touches of butter, fruity and nuts. Always intense smells and flavours typical of our cheeses made with fresh milk of the day. It has creamy texture and homogeneous flavour characteristic of this milk.

    Pasteurised sheep's milk, salt, starter, rennet, calcium chloride. Rind: preservative (E235), colouring agents (E150a, E160b). Inedible rind.
    May contain traces of egg.

    Average nutritional values per 100 ml/g. The % have been calculated based on the reference intake of an average adult (8400 Kj / 2000 Kcal):

    Energy value (Kj)
    1879 Kj
    Energy value (Kcal)
    449 Kcal
    Fats
    37,72 g
    Saturated fats
    24,92 g
    Carbohydrates
    1,4 g
    Sugars
    1,4 g
    Proteins
    25,8 g
    Salt
    1,96 g
    Calcium
    830 mg
    Phosphorus
    540 mg

    Store in a cool, dry place.

    SKU: SK03000000047

    Producer: El Gran Cardenal, S.A.

    El Gran Cardenal is a family business founded in 1951 and currently managed by the third generation.

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