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San Joaquin Gold is a farmstead cheese made in style of an Italian Fontina. San Joaquin Gold is named after the rich San Joaquin Valley of Central California, nestled between the Sierra Nevada Mountains and the California Coastal Range
Artisan San Joaquin Gold has a natural, thin rind with a tawny buttery color. Mildly sweet and mellow when young, it develops a darker golden hue and nuttier flavor over time. Its flesh is firm and granular with an aroma of toasted nuts and browned butter. It has pleasant acidity and salt balance with a deep lasting flavor and lovely sweetness.
This cheese from the Fiscalini Farms is an award winner more than once. It is made in 32-pounds wheels with a cow's shape stamped into the top of each wheel as its trademark identification. San Joaquin Gold is aged for 16 months and this firm cheese is great for grating, read more...
Browse our great selection of Gourmet Melting Cheeses. A melting cheese is considered, obviously, a cheese that lends itself easily for melting. It is a cheese that does not necessarily require grating or shredding to create a luscious, creamy golden layer on your dish or to create a nice sauce. There are basically two type of melting cheeses: stretchy and stringy melting cheeses and smooth and flowing melting cheeses. Mozzarella and Provolone are well-known stringers and Fontina and Raclette are well-known smooth flowing cheeses. Try them in your lasagnas, fondues, quesadillas and other recipes and let us know what you think by giving us your opinion in a product review.
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