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Shelburne Cheddar

This cheese was first introduced by Mariano Gonzales in which soon became popular in the USA. It is a vegetarian cheese with no rennet. It is made from unpasteurised cow's milk and is creamy and firm in texture. It has a rich, milky flavour with a subtle fruity hint, when young. The flavour and texture changes depending upon it's aging procees. They can be aged for 6-9 months, 1 year or two years. A smoked version of this cheddar is also available. This cheese is best paired with a Grenache wine.

  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Shelburne Farms
  • Family: Cheddar
  • Type: hard, artisan
  • Fat content: 51%
  • Texture: firm
  • Rind: rindless
  • Colour: pale yellow
  • Flavour: strong
  • Aroma: rich
  • Vegetarian: yes
  • Producers: Shelburne Farms

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