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Rotwein Bärgler Extra-Würzig

Rotwein Bärgler Extra-Würzig
Photo Credit: Affineur Walo von Mühlenen
  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Switzerland

  • Region: Bern

  • Family: Swiss Cheese

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Fat content: 45%

  • Texture: creamy and crumbly

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: yellow

  • Flavour: full-flavored, pronounced, spicy

  • Aroma: strong

  • 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.