This cheese, dating back to the 12th century, is famous throughout the world for its unique character and intense flavor. Serra da Estrela is a raw sheep’s milk cheese made with Bordalaira ewe’s milk and coagulated with thistle. Serra da Estrela is eaten in two styles ―  buttery and rich where it oozes once you cut into it and more mature, firm, and pungent. 2/3#.