São Jorge Lourais Cheese
Ilha Lourais Cheese is a cured cheese with a semi-hard paste and firm texture. A cheese produced in the village of Loural, Ribeira Seca, characterized by its location at high altitude, on the slopes of the island of São Jorge.
It is a cured cheese with a pronounced yellow paste, semi-soft, with a flexible texture, with small openings of irregular size and shape spread throughout the mass. Mild and slightly bitter taste and aroma.
With a minimum curing period of 2 months, it is a product with a strong, clean and slightly spicy aroma and taste. This cheese is made from raw cow's milk, salt and rennet.
Ingredients: Unpasteurized Cow's Milk, backterial cultures, salt, and rennet.
Package Contains: 1 Wedge - Approximately 0.9 lb.
We suggest a 3 day or less shipping for this perishable item at checkout. During warmer months (May to September) we suggest a 2 day expedited or less shipping method. Please be aware that we are located in New England and transit times vary by state.