Picon Bejes Tresviso

$33.00/Lb


Miguel Angel and Francisco Javier Campo are brothers with cheesemaking in their blood—their parents made cheese in Cantabria, in the north of Spain, as did their grandparents, and their great-grandparents. This raw cow’s milk blue harnesses that rich tradition. It’s been name-protected since 1994, and won an impressively long list of awards. Piquant teal veins zigzag through Picon’s rustic, crumbly paste. It’s the ultimate piquante Spanish blue—bold and balanced, salty and refined. Serve on baguette with a drizzle of honey or apple jam for an elegant appetizer. Pair with sherry or tawny port for dessert.


Just the Facts

Country
Spain
Region
Cantabria
Milk Type
Cow
Pasteurization
Raw
Rennet Type
Animal
Age
3-4 months

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