Aged Mahón cheese is a real delicacy for cheese lovers. The cheese is firm, consistent and on cuttings reveals a slightly rough surface with smooth shine. It is a very aromatic cheese with a long lasting taste.
Cow's milk cheese is the most famous cheese of the Island of Menorca in the Balearic Islands.
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Mahón cheese D.O.P. is made from pasteurised cow's milk from the local Mayonese breed as well as friesians and alpine brown in the Island of Menorca (Baleares).
It is traditionally served as an aperitif, with a few drops of olive oil and some sprigs of fresh rosemary. Combining it with a a sweet Palo Cortado sherry brings out its personality and strengthens its characteristics.
Aged Mahón makes a good aperitif with nuts. It can also be combined with fresh fruit, especially grapes.
Semi-aged Mahón can be combined with bread and tomato, salads or as a dessert with jam.
STORAGE AND CONSUMPTION:
It can be accompanied by a good red wine.
It can be eaten as an aperitif or as a dessert with fig or date cake (see our products)
Store in the fridge and it should be removed about 30 minutes before serving for better flavour and texture.
See makers instructions for use by date.
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|Nutritional facts||100 g|
|Energy||1674 kJ/404 kcal|
Pasteurised cow MILK, sea salt, animal rennet, cheese cultures.