Rotwein Bärgler Extra-Würzig
Made from unpasteurized cow's milk
Country of origin: Switzerland
Family: Swiss Cheese
Type: hard, artisan
Fat content: 45%
Flavour: full-flavored, pronounced, spicy
Producers: Affineur Walo of Mühlenen
Synonyms: Extra spicy red wine Bärgler
Affineur Walo Rotwein Bärgler extra-würzig is a hard Swiss cheese matured for 12 months in local red wine, giving it its black-brown bark and extra-spicy taste. Characteristically a real mountain cheese, this powerful, extra spicy cheese goes best with a glass of strong red wine.
In 2014, Affineur Walo von Mühlenen was the most successful participant at the World Cheese Awards, winning 2 Super Gold, 3 Gold, 1 Silver and 3 Bronze Medals. Individually, Rotwein Bärgler extra-würzig has won Super gold medal at the 2012 World Cheese Awards and Silver medal at the 2013 World Cheese Awards.