Hard Texture Gourmet Cheese

Browse our great selection of Hard Texture Gourmet Cheese. These cheeses are aged for a very long time; years rather than months. In hard gourmet cheese such as the long aged Goudas, you will often see a uniquely crystalline texture and these crunchy bits add to the intense flavor of well-matured hard cheeses. Try them and let us know what you think by giving us your opinion in a product review.

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Our Featured Hard Texture Gourmet Cheese
Picture of piave vecchio
Piave Vecchio, Old Piave or Matured Piave is named after the Paive River, that flows through the Piave valley in the Dolomite Moutain region of Italy. It is another Italian DOP cheese, made in large wheels of approx. 15 pounds and the name of the cheese brandished into the rind. This really is a nice cheese and has texture similarities read more...
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  • 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... read more
  • In a moist, chilly remote underground cave in Kaltbach near Lucerne Switzerland, a cheese is maturing into what we know as Cave-aged Gruyere. It is matured for about one year in the sandstone caves and this older gruyere, made from unpasteurized milk, is a step up in flavor compared to the traditional gruyere. This gourmet cheese matures reflecting a densely thick texture  cheese. This Swiss ... read more
  • Aged Red Leicester (officially called Leicestershire) is a cloth-bound cheese that is matured for 6 months, resulting in a hard, flaky, beautiful orange colored cheese with a slightly sweet, caramelized flavor. It is the only pasteurized Red Leicester produced in the county of Leicestershire by the Long Clawson Dairy, also known for the making of the famous Blue Stilton. In 2015 this traditional B... read more
  • It all started more than 8 centuries ago and it is amazing how this cheese, Parmigiano-Reggiano, is still made in the same way, producing top quality cheese we all love and cannot live without. Many of us refer to Parmigiano-Reggiano as Parmesan, but don't be fooled, there are many Parmesan imitators out there. The real deal Parmigiano Reggiano PDO a hard, cooked and slowly matured cheese, made fr... read more
  • This Vintage Gouda is aged 5 years and there are not so many Goudas of that age, with a similar miracle of flavor. The color of this gourmet cheese is deep amber and burnt orange with a texture similar to Parmigiano-Reggiano, very firm and flaky. Its rich flavor and subtle sweetness is intense and complex. It is an excellent substitute for grating cheeses as it caramelizes beautifully; it is even ... read more
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