Valdeón cheese is a Spanish blue cheese from León. The cheese is made in Posada de Valdeón, in the northeast of the province of León, and is wrapped in sycamore maple, or chestnut leaves before being sent to market. It is a very strong-flavored cheese, tangy and a bit spicy.
Comparable Cheese: Cabrales, Tiger Blue, Roquefort
- Rind: Leaf wrapped
- Vegetarian: No
- Type: Semi-hard, blue-veined
- Pairing: Dry red or white wine