Ossau Iraty is a French semi hard ewe's milk cheese made in the South-West of France and protected by an appellation of origin. Ossau Iraty has a luscious ivory paste and a taste that encapsulates the sweet, buttery flavours that a great sheep's milk cheese can deliver.
Country of origin: France Region, town: Basque Country Source of milk: Sheep's Milk Texture: Semi Hard cheese Flavour: fruity, herbaceous and nutty Aging time: minimum 80 days
Serving Suggestion: Why not enjoy this Ossau Iraty cheese like the locals in Basque Country and pair it with some black cherry jam and baguette.
Wine Pairing: Ossau Iraty cheese is complimented by a full-bodied, fruity red like, Zinfandel, Tempranillo or Syrah.