Cheese Information

Garrotxa

Cheesemaker

Bardines

Origin

Catalonia, Spain

Milk Type

Pasteurized

Animal

Goat

Rind

Ash

Firmness

Firm

About

Garotxa (pronounced gah-ROTCH-ah) is a modern style, farmhouse sheep’s-milk firm cheese. The Garrotxa de cal Bardines is created in Tarragona, a part of Catalonia in Spain using the highest quality sheep’s milk and production methods. The small wheel is pressed and is covered by an ashy rind that isn’t intended to be eaten.

Taste Notes

Experiencing Garrotxa begins by taking a look at its appearance. The cheese has a bone-white interior with a compact, pressed texture. No holes to be found in this chevre! The aroma is tart and fresh, certainly with a goaty twang. Take a bite and find a fresh, creamy, tart flavour that has nutty and milky notes. The flavour is long lasting and memorable!

Pairings

Make sure to try Garrotxa all on its own and with rustic, crusty bread. add some to a salad or a sandwich for a treat! Garrotxa pairs well with many Iberian whites such as Albarino and Tempranillo as well as sparkling wines and Champagne.

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