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McLaren

McLaren
Photo Credit: Woodside Cheese Wrights
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Australia

  • Region: South Australia

  • Family: Camembert

  • Type: soft, artisan, soft-ripened

  • Fat content: 35%

  • Texture: chalky, creamy, soft and soft-ripened

  • Rind: bloomy

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: creamy, mushroomy, smooth

  • Aroma: mushroom, rich, strong

  • Vegetarian: yes

  • Producers: Woodside Cheese Wrights

McLaren is a Camembert from Woodside, Australia made using Friesian milk specially sourced from Kowalds Dairy at Mt Torrens Adelaide Hills.

This is a surface ripened cheese with a moist, succulent flavour typical of a Camembert cheeses. It has a pure white surface with a chalky centre when young, which goes on to become soft and custardy as it matures. At its optimum, the cheese develops a full rich flavour with just a slight hint of mushroom.

The cheese has won many awards including gold medal at 2010 Royal Queensland Food & Wine Show, 2010 Brisbane Cheese Awards, 2010 South Australian Dairy Awards and many more.

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