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Gippsland Blue

  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Australia

  • Region: Gippsland, Victoria

  • Type: soft, artisan, blue-veined

  • Texture: creamy

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: acidic, buttery, full-flavored, sharp, sweet

  • Aroma: fermented, pungent, strong, yeasty

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Producers: Tarago River Cheese Pty. Ltd

Produced by Tarago River Cheese Company of Australia, Gippsland Blue is a blue-vein cheese made on the lines of Italian Gorgonzola Dolce. Made from whole cow's milk, the cheese comes with a natural, orange crust dotted by blue-gray moulds. This farmhouse cheese offers a complex yet sweet and buttery notes with spiciness and tang of the blue vein that lingers on the palate. It is soft, creamy and runny in texture with a pungent aroma produced by the yeast and mould cultures. A medium strength blue cheese, Gippsland Blue is used as a table cheese, in grilling and salads.

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