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Baby 'Manchego' Cheese - 1 Pound

Baby 'Manchego' Cheese - 1 Pound

Mild and Creamy - Spain's Best Brand

All Natural

$30.95cs-94 cs-94 cs-94
 
  • Aged only 30 days
  • Handmade in small batches
  • Spain's best brand
  • Bone-white and mild
  • Size - 1 lb/454 gr wedge

With one bite of this fresh and flavorful cheese, you’ll understand why we asked our friends at Villajos to make baby 'Manchego.' By aging their cheese for just 30 days, half the normal time, the result is this delightfully milder, creamier cheese with none of the sharpness. This younger version of Manchego wins over tentative eaters and wows connoisseurs with every slice!

When we first tasted cheese made by the Villajos family, it stood out above any other Manchego we’d tried. Their cheese is so much better than the rest, we asked them to make a special version for us. Baby 'Manchego' was born.

This particular cheese is distinctive because no one else makes it. It’s aged just 30 days, which is half the period necessary to be recognized as "Manchego" under the official D.O. designation within the European Union. By reducing the aging period, the cheese stays creamier and milder. For many, this buttery, bone-white cheese is more approachable.

Great cheese starts with great milk, and the Villajos family uses milk fresh from local Manchega sheep. These sheep, named for the local region La Mancha, graze on grasses and herbs, which add complexity to their milk. Within hours, cheese-master Beni transforms the milk into wheels by hand.

This mild cheese is versatile, so much that we use it in every meal of the day! Try a few slices at breakfast, or serve a large wedge as an hors d’oeuvre with a glass of dry sherry or a cold beer.

We were thrilled when the Villajos family agreed to make this younger version of their award-winning Manchego for us. We hope you enjoy its milder flavor as much as we do!

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Customer Reviews

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    "By far the best Manchengo we have ever had!"

    Sue - Allen Park , MI September 2019

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    "Did not really like"

    Victoria - Albuquerque , NM August 2019

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    "Delicious manchego. Best in recent memory."

    Theodore - Manchester Township, NJ April 2019

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    "very tasty"

    Judy - Victor, CO February 2019

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    "One of best cheeses ever"

    John - Columbus, GA February 2019

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    "Excellent consistency, smooth and flavorful"

    Max - Warsaw, IN July 2017

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    "The best of the Manchegos"

    - Bakersfield, CA June 2017

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    "I love all your products!"

    Joann - Rockville, MD April 2017

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    "La Tienda came thru again with a great recommendation. I purchased this cheese for a family event and followed your recommendation. This was a delicious cheese, especially to folks that are not used to international cheese."

    Sandra - Raleigh, NC April 2017

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    "A nice mild but flavorful cheese"

    James - Chesapeake Beach, MD January 2017

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    "Delighted customer"

    Angelito - Houston, TX January 2017

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    "Excellent in every way..."

    StephanieC - Cedar Falls, IA November 2016

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    "Delicious!"

    Rick - Oviedo, FL July 2016

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    "We loved this cheese fresh and creamy full of flavor."

    Patricia - Davenport, FL February 2016

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    "Smooth and absolutely great!"

    Donald - Bohemia, NY January 2016

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    "Good cheese, but still too creamy and a bit bland for a Manchego cheese."

    Jose - Cincinnati, OH January 2016

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    "Love it"

    Lydia - Guttenberg, NJ December 2015

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    "somewhat flavorless"

    JON - LONG VALLEY, NJ October 2015

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    "My family loves this cheese!"

    GDG - FAIR LAWN, NJ June 2015

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    "all my family LOVED it!!"

    Isabel - Stockton, CA March 2015

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    "delicious"

    Joseph - FORT MYERS, FL February 2015

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    "The best"

    Carlos - Philadelphia, PA February 2015

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    JONATHAN - New England, ND February 2015

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    " Never met a Manchego I didn't like."

    Kenny - Sarasota, FL February 2015

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    JT - SOUND BEACH, NY February 2015

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    LOURDES - YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, NY January 2015

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    LOPEZ - ALBACETE, IN January 2015

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    "excellent! don't hesitate to try this cheese, you will not be disappointed."

    DIANNE - MEDFORD, OR December 2014

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    "My all-time favorite Baby Manchego Cheese."

    Gerardine - Elmhurst, NY December 2014

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    "We will be ordering this cheese again. A fine tasting cheese to go with wine and the sausages."

    Sue - Southport, NC December 2014

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    "Fresh,good cheeese."

    RICARDO - yonkers, NY October 2014

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    Conaly - FORT SMITH, AR August 2014

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    JACQUELINE - RIDGEWOOD, NY July 2014

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    JORGE - Setauket, NY July 2014

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    "CREAMY. LOTS OF FLAVOR."

    RLD - DAWSONVILLE, GA July 2014

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    Michael - Mongomery, AL July 2014

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    Rosemary - FORT WASHINGTON, PA June 2014

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    Mary - GRAND RAPIDS, MI June 2014

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    Kim - Alexandria, VA June 2014

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    Erick - SAINT ROBERT, MO June 2014

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    "The cheese was delivered on time; it was sealed for freshness and arrived in a Styrofoam cooler. We have enjoyed every bit of it."

    Sonya - TAMPA, FL May 2014

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    Rick - Nashville, TN May 2014

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    Louise - Springfield, VA May 2014

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    "The best cheese that I have tried, my friends and co-workers think the same, creamy, and full of flavor, the best."

    Sandra - Schaumburg, IL April 2014

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    "Wonderful flavor and texture. I like it as much as the aged Manchego."

    Olympia - ELIZABETH CITY March 2014

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    ALESSANDRO - GERMANTOWN, MD April 2013

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    Michael - Seattle, WA March 2013

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    Gerardo - FAIR OAKS, CA February 2013

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    Earle - LANCASTER, PA February 2013

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    Warren - Indian harbour Beach, Florida January 2013

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    leslie - jacksonville, North Carolina January 2013

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    Linda - Surf side beach, South Carolina January 2013

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