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Original

Moncedillo Original is drained, rather than pressed, which creates a semi-soft paste. After coagulation, the curds are gently ladled into traditional basket molds and left to self-drain, and turned frequently in the first few hours as it takes on the basket pattern for its striking rind. The cheese’s aroma contains notes of sweet grasses and…

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Red

Moncedillo Red has a semi-soft paste and a rind that is dusted with bittersweet Pimentón de La Vera around day four of the production process. Pimentón de La Vera imparts a gentle smoke into the paste and a beautiful hue on the rind. The flavor is sweet with fruit notes and balanced salt and the…

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Madurado

The milk for Moncedillo Madurado, a hard, pressed cheese, is sourced exclusively from a local cooperative with a single sheep breed which is 85 percent Churra (an ancient Iberian breed native to Castile and Leon) and 15 percent Assaf. The cheese’s paste is ivory colored and its aroma is a complex array of forest mushrooms…

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Veigadarte

A rare made-to-order Rogers Collection selection, Veigadarte is a French-style goat milk buche made in Spain.  The cheesemaker, Joaquin Casado, makes this delightful ash rind cheese with milk from his own herd, a mix of two special Spanish breeds, one called “Florida,” and one called “Murciana.” The result is incredibly mouth-coating and luscious, with an…