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Old Winchester


Weight approx 200g.

Pasteurised cow’s milk


Crystalline, dry and flaky

New Forest, Wiltshire

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Product Description

WHAT IT TASTES LIKE: Strong and nutty Gouda-style with hints of caramel, crystalline crunches and underlying sweetness.

WHERE IT COMES FROM: Mike and Judie Smales only began making cheese on Lyburn Farm In the New Forest because their herd of 180 British Friesian cows was producing too much milk. So they went on a one-day Cheddar-making course but decided to try and make a Gouda-style cheese instead. The wonderful Old Winchester is the result – a cross between Gouda, Parmesan and Cheddar. Aged for 18 months, it has a sweet, tangy, crystalline depth.