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Manchego

Manchego – Spanish Tradition to Spice up your Life Manchego is a cheese made from the milk of Manchega sheep in the La Mancha provinces of Spain, the origin of Don Quixote Conquistador. It is firm and compact in consistency with unevenly small air pockets. It has a smooth well developed buttery taste with a
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Roquefort Papillon

Roquefort Papillon – the Cheese of Legend The mythology for Roquefort’s discovery is as follows: a young boy was sitting in a field on the edge of a meadow eating his picnic lunch of french bread and sheep’s milk cheese, when off in the distance he spotted a beautiful girl and decided to follow her
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Cow’s Appletree Smoked Cheddar

Cow’s Appletree Smoked Cheddar is an Unpasteurized, All Natural, Mouth Watering Masterpiece! Appletree Smoked Cheddar is made with raw, unpasteurized cow’s milk in Prince Edward Island, Canada. This preserves the enzymes in raw milk that give cheddar its characteristic flavour. (The milk is gently heated to meet federal standards). The cheddar is wrapped with natural
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Monforte Athena Sheep Milk Cheese

Monforte Athena Sheep Milk Cheese A Hard Grade Cheese with a Soft Greek Heart Monforte Athena Sheep Milk Cheese has been hand-rubbed weekly for six months with olive oil during the aging process. A wonderful addition to any cheese platter, especially if you are serving fresh figs. If you’re looking for a change to your
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Le Sien d’Helene

Le Sien d’Helene Le Sien d’Helene is made with milk aged for 2 to 4 months from Jersey cows and dairy sheep from farms in the mountains of Ste-Hélène-de-Chester, Quebec.  A creamy rich cheese, flavoured with ewe’s milk lends a mild acidic taste.  The shape of the cheese represents the hills of the village.  It’s
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Salers

Salers Cheese Salers Cheese made at Monforte Dairy is a replica of a french cheese from a volcanic region of central France. Salers is austere and rugged. Has fruity (nuts, hazelnuts, dry fruit) and animal smells.  It is a hard cheese with a thick, coarse rind and a dry peppery taste. Pairs well with wines
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Teleggio – Monforte

Teleggio is a Cheese Hand Washed in Italian Heritage. Teleggio by Monforte is a smear-ripened and washed rind cheese.  It is named after the alpine valley of Val Taleggio in Italy. This cheese has a strong aroma and has a mild flavour with a fruity tang and thin crust. The milk is acidified and brought to
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Sheep’s Milk Clothbound Cheddar – Monforte

A sheep’s milk cheddar made the old-fashioned way, wheels of cheese are wrapped in cheesecloth to help age and preserve the cheese.  Crumbly in texture and fresh on the tongue, this is delightful with a fruity, fresh tasting wine.

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Cheddar – 7 Years Old

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Cheddar – 4 Years Old

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