Monte Enebro


Country of Origin: Spain
Region: Castile y León
City / Village: Avila
Type of Milk: Goat
Cheese Style: Mold-ripened
Flavor Profile: Medium-strong
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Created by Rafael Baez and now produced with the help of his daughter Paloma, this goat's milk cheese is covered with ash when fresh and aged so that it develops a bloomy and blue rind over the course of 45 days.

The cheese is striking in its flattened log shape and in the stark contrast between the blue-black rind and the smooth, bright white interior. The flavor has the typical tart flavors of fresh goat cheese, but it also has a beautiful earthy depth with vegetal tones and a touch of salt. If you choose to eat the rind, you'll find a spiciness that complements the rich interior. Pair this with a dab of stronger honey such as Dario Pozzolo's chestnut honey or the Bruyere honey from Lo Brusc. in the Sierra del Gredos mountains of Avila, near Madrid. 



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Monte Enebro
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Price: $15.98 / ½ lb
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