Ossau Iraty PDO
by Onetik. Product of Macaye, France.
Small village of Macaye is located at the foot of the Pyrenees Mountains, right in the heart of Basque Country - center of the milk collection area for Ossau-Iraty. Onetik process milk from around 250 farms, to produce an authentic and succulent cheese using ancestral techniques and traditional know-how at our state-of-the-art facility.
The wheels are aged in the cellars (haloirs) where they develop unique aromas and yeasts found only in the facility… one of Onetik’s little secrets.
Ossau Iraty by Onetik is traditional Basque Ossau Iraty cheese proudly bears the PDO Protected Designation of Origin label. This cheese is made exclusively with milk from local breeds of sheep (Manech and Basco-Bearnaise). It has a succulent and complex flavor, developing notes of hazelnut and caramel as it matures.
Ingredients: pasteurized sheep's milk, salt, starter, vegetarian rennet.