Manchego - Spain, comes from Machega sheep. Buttery yet zesty w/ sheep's milk quality. Manchego Curado is smooth easy-eating for , sandwiches or salads. Manchego Viejo, is more intense and best served w/ olives, quinces and tied together w/ bread.
Similar to Manchego but crafted exclusively in the province of Zamora from the native Churra sheep. Aged to a slight dryness with a distinctly nutty tone and sweet grassy finish. Zamorano is a wonderful pairing with cured meats, fruits, vegetables.
Spain is the land of 400 distinct cheeses, most of them from the free ranging goat and sheep herds that wander the countryside. We have discovered some small artisan producers, some of whom only make (Artisan Cheese Making)