CASEIFICIO ERKILES produces handmade sheep cheese, only 100% of whole sheep’s milk. A long history of the Erkiles dairy company, based in Olzai. A picturesque village in the province of Nuoro crossed by Rio Bisonte and ancient agro-pastoral traditions.
Long is the story of the agrarian pastoral company of the Curreli family. It boasts a story of three generations. It is characterized by the passion for sheep breeding, as well as the production of genuine cheeses and respect for nature. Tradition and innovation in the heart of Sardinia.The company breeds more than five hundred selected Sardinian sheep in the natural pastures surrounding the Nuraghe Erchiles and other mountains in the heart of Barbagia.
The Erkìles dairy produces authentic, handmade sheep cheese (pecorino). For the realization of the same, only 100% of the whole sheep’s milk is used. Recently, the company started production of the Bisine sheep cheese line. A range of innovative products, also marketed abroad. This line of pecorino cheese is recognized by the brand of national excellence. Therefore, at the Erkìles dairy, we find the best guarantee of these niche products of inimitable taste. Which can be purchased directly from the manufacturer.
Hard cheese, raw, table and grated cheese. The pasta has a compact structure, which with aging tends to garner, gaining strong flavors. Flavored with natural smoked leaves with Mediterranean scrub. Al Kg.
PECORINO MAIMONE BISINE
The Maimone product is a cooked, semi-dough, table and griddle cheese, seasonally produced from raw milk from sheep grazed to pasture. Al Kg
PECORINO OVINO BISINE
The Ovino Bisine product is a half-cooked, table and gratin cheese made with vegetable rennet and seasonally made from warmly treated milk from sheep grazed pasture. Al Kg.
PECORINO SEMICOTTO BISINE
The Seminary Bisine product is a semicotta cheese, table and grater cheese, seasonally produced from thermally treated milk from sheep grazed pasture. Al Kg
The Erkiles company is deeply rooted in the local reality. She has been working for over thirty years with breeders’ organizations, growers, group consortia, wholesalers and food merchants. Moreover, the Curreli family is among the best Sardinian pecorino producers.
To know that the dairy cooperates with local public institutions. A collaboration created for the promotion of gastronomic products of excellence. In addition, it is given its contribution to the protection of the territory. You want to protect the heritage of Olzai, Barbagia and the province of Nuoro. This is also done through various initiatives undertaken with the association “La strada del vino Cannonau“.