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Reypenaer V.S.O.P.

Reypenaer V.S.O.P.
Photo Credit: Reypenaer Kaas Proeflokaal
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Netherlands

  • Region: Utrecht

  • Family: Gouda

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Texture: crumbly, dense, firm and flaky

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: golden yellow

  • Flavour: butterscotch, caramel, creamy, tangy

  • Aroma: aromatic

  • Producers: Reypenaer Kaas Proeflokaal

The Dutch make great cheese and Reypenaer is an extremely good example of artisanal workmanship. It is a variety of Gouda that is took through a series of maturation stages in an entirely natural way. In fact, the ageing of Reypenaer is the highlight of the cheese which takes place in an 100-year-old warehouse along the Oude Rijn river in controlled conditions.

There are three different varities of Reypenaer segragated according to its age. Reypenaer V.S.O.P. is matured for two years during which it looses 25% of its original weight. It develops protein crystallisations and white spots throughout the pate. The flavour is intense and creamy with strong hints of butterscotch and caramel.

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