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Vesuvius

Vesuvius
Photo Credit: Woodside Cheese Wrights
  • Made from goat's milk

  • Country of origin: Australia

  • Region: South Australia

  • Type: semi-soft, artisan, soft-ripened

  • Fat content: 40%

  • Texture: creamy, firm, soft and soft-ripened

  • Rind: ash coated

  • Colour: white

  • Flavour: acidic, creamy, mild, milky

  • Aroma: lactic, mild

  • Vegetarian: yes

  • Producers: Woodside Cheese Wrights

Named after its volcanic shape, Vesuvius is a goat's cheese from Woodside with an ash-coated white bloomy rind. It is mild and balanced when young, with a creamy blue flavour that imparts a slight acidity and lively and fresh lactic nature. As it matures, the cheese starts turning firmer. 

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