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Selva

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Spain

  • Region: Fornells de la Selva, Gironès

  • Type: soft, artisan

  • Fat content: 45%

  • Texture: smooth and supple

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: bitter, buttery, salty

  • Aroma: pleasant

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Alternative spellings: Queso De La Selva

Coming from the Spanish region of Fornells de la Selva in Gironès, Selva is a soft, supple, salty cheese made ​​from pasteurised cow's milk. It has a straw yellow exterior and creamy beige, soft pate. The crust is smooth, hard with flavours reminding of yogurt – slightly bitter and salty. The aroma is very pleasant thanks to the use of full cream. It is matured for one month before being introduced to cheese connoisseurs.