The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company's Vintage Cheddar Cheese

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Weight: 190g

Product description

The only Cheddar made in Cheddar. Between 16 to 24 months old, the full potential of our classic authentic Cheddar Cheese has been reached. This is true ‘Vintage’ though sometimes referred to as Extra Mature. Extending the maturing time allows the cheese to develop more depth and breadth of flavour, resulting in a more vibrant and nutty cheddar with a drier, harder body. This is a robust, mighty strong cheese which has been described as “itchy roof of the mouth stuff”. But there is more to it than that! Certainly once tasted, the strong flavour develops in the mouth and will linger for some time. This is classic cheddar how it used to taste and how it should taste!

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You’ll savour the tingle on the tongue and our Vintage cheddar literally sparkles brightly on the palate, rising up into the roof of the mouth. There’s a nutty bite and you can even detect a slight crunch (that’s the lactic acid crystallising, forming calcium lactate, a white crystalline salt present only in long-matured cheeses). Making the most of your Vintage Cheddar... Because there is so much going on in the flavours of this authentic Cheddar. A piece of Vintage is best savoured on its own with crackers and even a pickle or chutney of your choice. The robust depth of flavour does make this an inspired and exceptionally tasty cooking cheese; less is required to have a remarkable impact. Accompaniments to a cheese of this quality deserve to have big bold flavours. Enjoy with a full red wine such as Cabernet Sauvignon or a real ale with lots of character.

Origins

THE ONLY CHEDDAR MADE IN CHEDDAR! - The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company has been making traditional cheddar cheese in Cheddar, the birthplace of this world-famous cheese since 2003. Using only fresh local unpasteurised milk, they preserve the original character of their namesake. That is, they only make true, authentic Cheddar, in the heart of Somerset. Today, as a family-owned, independent small artisan cheesemaker, they have earned accolades around the globe. The cheeses they produce are award-winning and rated as some of the best Cheddars in the world. The Cheddar Gorge Cheese Company is the only producer of cheddar left in the village of Cheddar, Somerset.

Product specification

Storage Instructions Keep refrigerated below 4°C. Not suitable for home freezing.
Dietary Unpasteurised cow’s MILK
Source Somerset|Somerset, Somerset

Delivery

Delivery or collection, we’ve got it covered!

Click & Collect FREE - Order online and collect from our Farm Shop, on the A3052 Sidmouth road near Exeter. Collection options include ‘Same day’ (orders placed by 12pm), ‘Next day’ (orders placed by 2pm) or ‘Specified day’ (up to seven days in the future, Monday to Sunday).

Local Delivery £4.95 - We offer a local delivery service for customers living in the EX1 to EX15 postcode areas. Choose from ‘Same day’ (orders placed by 12pm), ‘Next day’ (orders placed by 2pm) or ‘Specified day’ delivery. (up to seven days in the future, Monday to Sunday).

Standard National Delivery £7.95 - Order before 2pm and receive your items the next day, between 8am and 8pm. You can also specify whether you’d like it delivered in the morning or on a different day (up to seven days in the future, Tuesday to Friday).

Saturday & Sunday Delivery £10.00 - You can also choose to have your items delivered on Saturday or Sunday.  

Fresh Greendale Produce - Meat and seafood will be bagged and ready to cook or freeze on delivery. All fresh meat and fish will be vacuum-packed and labelled with use-by dates and a suggested frozen shelf life. Packaging or labelling may change depending on preparation or delivery limitations. When the meat or fish has been packaged it is immediately placed in an insulated envelopes and surrounded with chilled gel-packs to keep it cool and in perfect condition.

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