Based in New York, the Essex Street Cheese Company is dedicated to sourcing impeccable wheels of classic European cheeses and bringing them to the United States. In addition to Manchego, Parmigiano and feta, they source this gouda, made from the pasteurized milk of Saanen goats and hailing from the Brabant region of Holland. The wheels are ripened in caves with slightly higher ambient temperatures to ensure proper drying and, in turn, fuller flavor.
The beautiful white paste has lovely flavors of caramel and butter, with a pleasant savory underpinning from the goat’s milk. The cheese pairs well with a dry Riesling or a malty amber ale.
Farm / Company: Fromagerie L'Amuse/Essex Street Cheese Co.
Affineur: Fromagerie L'Amuse
Milk Type: Goat
Milk Treatment: Pasteurized
Aging: 6-9 months
Size(s): 20-pound wheel