Ossau-Iraty AOC

£2.80 per 100g

A Basque/Pyrenees mountain ewes milk cheese with a wonderfully smooth fruity flavour.

250g £7.00
500g £14.00
750g £21.00
1kg £28.00
1.5kg £42.00
2kg £56.00

A Basque/Pyrenees mountain cheese with a wonderfully smooth fruity flavour. Made from the milk of the black-faced Manech sheep in the Iraty region of France from a recipe that has remained unchanged for over 150 years. The Basques apparently called all of their ewes milk cheese Ardi-gasna, which means fromage du pays or “sheep cheese” and is also referred to simply as Brebis. The cheeses have a golden crust and a rich interior, with hints of caramel. Ossau-Irarty gained its coveted AOC status in March 1980

Key Facts

Age 6 Months
Country Of Origin France
Milk Type Ewes
Organic No
Pasteurisation Unpasteurised
Region Iraty, Basque
Strength Of Cheese Medium
Style Of Cheese Firm
Vegetarian No

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