With a sweet and nutty flavor, a compact consistency and buttery texture, this Curado Manchego is a semi-firm cheese aged for three to six months. One of the leading producers of Manchego Cheese in all of Spain, Corcuera recently celebrated their 50th anniversary and is known for their quality attributed to their commitment to pure, exceptionally-fresh milk collected daily from local farms in the Province of Toledo.
Suggestions: Serve this Manchego Cheese with Membrillo or Quince Paste.
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Fifty years ago, Don Eusebio Corcuera founded Quesos Corcuera to satisfy his passion for making cheese. With the help of his sons, Ramon and Carlos, the company flourished; today, it is one of the leading producers of Manchego Cheese in all of Spain.
Quality: They are true pioneers in the industry of Manchego Cheese, as they have been producing cheese for many years. The quality of the cheese is due to their dedication to pure, exceptionally fresh milk collected daily from farms, exclusively in the Province of Toledo. Their attention to aging the cheese under its optimal conditions and a strict quality control, which is only surpassed by that of the Regulatory Council for the Denomination of Origin “Manchego,” of which Corcuera was also instrumental in its creation. Their sheep’s milk cheese are produced under the quality seal and guarantee of the D.O.
They have obtained the highest approval from the EEC which means that they are certified to sell in the entire European Community, not just locally or nationally. In addition to that, they have a strong presence in the U.S. market, which is renowned for its strict quality controls.
All of these things set them apart from their competition and show why they are leaders in the marketplace.
Guarentee – Spanish Cheese: They guarantee their customers a consistent and superlative product that stands out in the marketplace. Their daily tasks endeavor to insure this by overseeing all aspects of quality control from the raw materials and the production of the cheese down to the final sale.
Technology: Their cheeses are produced with the most sophisticated technology in every stage of the process. These same techniques enchance the traditional aspects of cheese-making that have made Manchego typical in the culture of La Mancha. With every step, they continue to improve, and they will always do so while respecting tradition and excellent customer service.
The crumby texture and intense flavor make it a perfect table cheese. It is unbelievable served with tasty tomatoes, olives, crusty bread, and dry sherry or robust red wine.
Machego is extremely versatile pairing and can be parried with fruits, hazelnuts, almonds, and crackers, walnuts, crusty bread, sun-dried tomatoes, olive, fig spread, or calmly drizzled with extra virgin olive oil.
Rooted in the Lan Mancha wilderness of Spain center, Manchego hails from the milk of the Manchega sheep. Fostered on the pastures in the Spain heartland, this semi-hard cheese is identified by its distinctive sweet taste and herringbone rind. It is produced from pasteurised sheep milk. It is one of the famous cheeses from Spain and comes under the PDO guidelines. The usual use of grass moulds leaves a distinctive, characteristic zigzag outline on the Manchego cheese.