Our Featured Gourmet Gouda Cheese
Reypenaer V.S.O.P. is truly a Dutch gourmet cheese showpiece. Magnificent and well deserved of the V.S.O.P. designation.
This delicious gourmet cheese from the Netherlands is matured for about 2 years and during that maturation sheds approximately 25% of its original weight. The white spots you will see on the surface indicate the start of mineral and protein crystallization. In comparison to most cheeses that are aged from a few weeks to a few months, this is a masterpiece long in the making. We also have a Reypenaer, aged for just 1 year and already tasting 'old'.
Aroma and flavor are superb. Sharp and tangy. Well recommended and arguably one of the greatest Dutch hard cheeses.
We cut and wrap Reypenaer V.S.O.P. in wedges of approximately 1 pound and 8 ounces. read more...
Browse our great selection of Gourmet Goudas and Gouda-type Cheese including the International Award winning Reypenaer and the ever popular Old Amsterdam. Gouda may be the best-known Dutch cheese type, and the name Gouda is derived from the Dutch city Gouda, but Gouda cheese is often imitated. Gouda and Gouda-style cheeses are recognizable in their shape, most of them are wheels, big wheels around 25 pounds in weight. As Gouda refers to a particular style cheese, there are of course many varieties; length of ageing, method of aging, ingredients used, rind color and herbs, or spices added. Try them all and you will experience that a Gouda is not necessarily a Gouda; let us know what you think by giving us your opinion in a product review.
We will be adding exciting new Gourmet Gouda Cheeses frequently, so come back soon!