Product of Portugal:
cheese Serra da Estrela - DOP is a cured cheese,
semi-soft paste, buttery, slightly yellowed with few
or no eyes, obtained by slow draining of curd after
coagulation of raw sheep´s milk, own, by Thistle
action, (Cynara cardunculus, L.) with a weight
between 0.5 kg and 1.7 kg.
of the Designation of the Origin to which the
cheese is produced according to the rules stipulated
in the specification, which includes in particular
the milk production conditions, milking hygiene and
preservation of milk and manufacture of the product.
labeling must comply with the law requirements in
force, also mentioning the Denomination of Origin.
cheese "Serra da Estrela" must display the marc of
the certification that is given by the certificated