Garrotxa

$27.99/Lb
$27.99/Lb


Pronounced 'ga-ROCH-ah,' this moist and cakey Catalonian import is fast becoming Spain's most famous goat. Crafted in the foothills of the Pyrenees, expect more than a bit of similarity to French sheep cheeses like Ossau Iraty. They share a semi-firm texture and sweetness but Garrotxa offers a white pepper piquancy and looks like a river-stone. A velvety grey mold coating lends a woodsy aroma, but is not so ideal for eating. Several weeks in Murray's caves ensures that delicately cakey texture won't harden up. Pair with Cava: the clean, lactic qualities strike harmony with Spain's sparkling white.

Just the Facts

Country
Spain
Region
Catalonia
Milk Type
Goat
Pasteurization
Pasteurized
Rennet Type
Animal
Age
2-4 months