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Original Illertaler

Original Illertaler
Photo Credit: Käserei Champignon
  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Germany

  • Region: Allgäu

  • Type: semi-hard, artisan

  • Texture: dry and firm

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: nutty, subtle

  • Aroma: mild

  • Vegetarian: yes

  • Producers: Käserei Champignon

  • Synonyms: Illertaler

Original Illertaler is a Emmental style cheese made using fresh cow's milk, made by Käserei Champignon, Lauben / Allgäu, Germany. This cheese is aged for 2 months. During the maturation process the cheese develops the characteristic holes that are spread unevenly throughout the cheese. It has a distinctive aroma and mild flavour with nutty notes. It is available in different sizes.