Queso de Valdeón
|TASTE||Creamy and buttery, with a strong spicy and tangy finish.|
|SMELL||Mixture of damp leaves with a spicy musty odour.|
|RIND||Wrapped in Sycamore leaves, the rind is dry, thin, pale brown, with patches of white.
Due to new strict regulations exported Queso Valdeon is now wrapped in foil with an image of leaves instead of being wrapped in real Sycamore leaves.
|INTERIOR||Firm, yet crumbles into a creamy texture; the inside is filled with numerous large and small cavities lined with a blue mould. The paste ranges from bright white to a pale tan colour.|
|FABULOUS||Firm, bright white past, exposed mould looks bright with a velvety texture.|
|FAR-GONE||Soggy leaves, dark brown around the edges, a rancid smell and damp sticky rind.|
|REGION||Picos De Europa|
|MILK TYPE||Mix of Goat & Cow|
|AGED||1.5 – 2 Months|
|PRODUCER||Queserías Picos de Europa|
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