El Cortijo®


El Cortijo® Manchego is an intense-tasting sheep’s milk cheese with a crumbly texture that is perfect for eating alone or with a slice of bread. Complex and elegant, the flavors and fresh aromas of Manchego are reminiscent of flowers, nuts and lavender. El Cortijo® Manchego is a true D.O.P. (Denomination of Origin) regulated cheese made only from whole milk of the Manchega sheep raised in central Spain's "La Mancha" region.

Type of Milk: Sheep | Region of Origin: Spain

  • Delicious with olives, sun dried tomatoes and crusty artisan bread
  • Great for snacking
  • Add to a salad along with Granny Smith apples, chives, smoked almonds, olive oil and apple cider vinegar
  • Serve as part of a tapas platter with Spanish Jamón, green olives, crusty bread and dulce de membrillo
  • Pair with Marcona almonds and honey for a dessert course
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    • Bronze: 2014 Global Cheese Awards
    • Silver: 2014 Nantwich International Cheese Awards
    • Gold: 2014 World Cheese Awards
    • Gold: 2013 World Cheese Awards
    • Silver: 2013 World Cheese Awards
    • Bronze: 2010 World Cheese Awards
    • Bronze: 2009 World Cheese Awards

    Available in these Sizes

    • El Cortijo® Manchego Wedge | 7-9 oz. (random weight)

    • El Cortijo® Manchego Wedge | 8 oz.

    • El Cortijo® Manchego Wheel | 2.2 lb. (random weight)

    • El Cortijo® Manchego Wheel (aged 3 months) | 7 lb. (random weight)