Clothbound Cheddar by Cabot

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Approx. Weight: 8 ounces
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Your Price: $13.52
Approx. Weight: 1 pound
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Your Price: $24.96
Gourmet-Food Fast Facts
CountryUnited States
StateVermont
MilkCow
Pasteurized MilkYes
TextureFirm
Vegetarian RennetYes
Award WinnerYes

This pasteurized cheddar comes for the Cabot Creamery, which was one of the first family farm cooperatives in Vermont. This natural-rind cheddar is aged for 10-12 months in the cellars at Jasper Hill near Greensboro Vermont, where the young cheddar gets a layer of lard and a cloth, hence the name clothbound.

This English style cheddar is unpretentious and well balanced. It is layered in a concert of sweet, savory, nutty, and tangy; and then finishes with the mellowness of smooth velvet tones of caramel.

The cheddar vaults at the Cellars at Jasper Hill are majestic and awe-inspiring - Cabot Clothbound is truly a monumental undertaking. Cabot's clothbound cheese requires a tailored aging environment, with carefully maintained temperature, humidity, and airflow. A team of affineurs (cheesemongers) practice a constant cycle of care for the cheese; this would explain the many awards under its belt.

This savory-sweet balance of flavor makes a perfect match for meat, jelly and jams and various honeys. Jasper Hill suggest pairing the Clothbound Cheddar with an off-dry sparkling apple cider, a hoppy ale and an oaked Cabernet Sauvignon.

We hand-cut and wrap this cheese in wedges of approximately 1 pound and 8 ounces.


Ingredients: pasteurized milk, cheese cultures, salt, enzymes.
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