Queso Cantabria comes from a region located in northern Spain next to the sea giving it the name in Spanish "El Mar Cantabrico" (Bay of Biscay, in English). Prior to being granted the D.O.P. label, it was known as Queso de Nata. Made from the Fresian cow. A creamy thick textured smooth tasting cheese. flavors of fresh cream but with a slight tartness.