Old Winchester

£2.70 per 100g

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

250g £6.75
500g £13.50
750g £20.25
1kg £27.00
1.5kg £40.50
2kg £54.00
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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.

Please note all cheeses are hand cut, therefore the weights listed are approximate. We work very hard to cut them as accurately as we can!

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

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