Murcia Al Vino

 
 
$19.23 - $96.13
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Size:
8 oz, 1 LB or Whole Wheel
Milk Type:
Goat
Flavor:
Semi-Sharp
Texture:
Semi-Hard-Cheese
Wine Pairing:
Rioja
Country of Origin:
Spain
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Murcia Al Vino, or drunken goat’s cheese in English, is made in the Murcia region of Spain. The milk of the Muchiano-Granadina goats is sweet and herby from the amazing quality of pastures that they graze in. As if this wasn’t a promise that the cheese would have enough wonderful flavors, once the wheels of cheese are formed, they are soaked in Doble Pasta wine for two to three days. After their soaking, they are aged for about three months.

When you first taste this cheese, the first thing you will notice is the richness of texture. The flavor starts off mild and buttery, but builds to a spicy and sweet finish as a result of the wine.

Murcia Al Vino is an excellent snacking cheese and makes an interesting and different addition to any cheese platter. Your guests will be amused by the cheese making process at work here, and will be delighted by the wonderful flavors and textures it has to offer.

If you are looking for a wine pairing, choose a full bodied red that won’t be drowned out easily.  

 

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Upon receipt of your order the ice pack may no longer be frozen. This is expected and should not be the cause of alarm. The cheese should be cool to room temperature. Once rewrapped and stored properly the cheese will last up to 3 weeks.

For optimal storage allowing the cheese to breathe and retain moisture wrap the cheese in wax paper, plastic wrap or tin foil upon arrival.

A - Bloomy rind, tomes, hard or dry rind cheeses - wrap only the cut surface in plastic wrap, leaving the rind exposed so the cheese can breathe.

B - Blue cheeses should be wrapped securely in tin foil.

C - Washed rind cheeses should be wrapped in wax paper.

D - Small cheeses such as goat’s milk crottin should be wrapped in wax paper.

E - Soft cheeses store well in waxed paper or sealed containers.

Store your cheese in a cool, damp place such as a wine cellar, larder, wine cabinet, or in the vegetable drawer of your refrigerator (the warmest part of the refrigerator).

As a general rule, aged hard cheeses last longer than softer, less aged varieties.

For the fullest flavor it is recommended to bring cheese to room temperature before serving.

* See cheese label for proper storage recommendations

To ensure product quality all cheese will ship overnight May 1 through October 1 due to warm summer temperatures.

October through May all cheese will ship 2nd Day, with an Overnight option available at an additional charge.