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Old Winchester

£2.50 per 100g

A firm pressed pasteurised cows’ milk cheese with a washed rind and bags of flavour.

250g £6.25
500g £12.50
750g £18.75
1kg £25.00
1.5kg £37.50
2kg £50.00
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Affectionally known as “Old Smales”, Old Winchester is a firm pressed, washed curd, pasteurised cows’ milk cheese. Handmade by Mike & Judy Smales on their farm in Wiltshire, the cheese has a crunchy crystalline texture and a flavour that becomes more intense and pronounced with age. The cheese is matured for about 18 months and is reminiscent of an Aged Gouda with a distinctive nuttiness in the flavour profile. Old Winchester is made with vegetarian rennet and can used as a veggie friendly replacement for Parmesan Reggiano, the famous Italian cheese, used in pasta and gratin dishes. Delicious as a table cheese with fresh fruits.

Key Facts

Age 9 Months
Country Of Origin England
Milk Type Cows
Organic No
Pasteurisation Pasteurised
Region Wiltshire
Strength Of Cheese Medium - Strong
Style Of Cheese Hard
Vegetarian Yes