New Cheese Board

6 New Cheeses to Try in our Cheese Department

With so many great creameries in nearby locales, across the country and around the world, picking new favorite cheeses is so much fun. That’s why every few months we pick the best of the best, our absolute favorites, from around the world and share them with you! From soft and delicate sheep’s milk cheese to fiery pepper cheese these six cheeses combine tastes and textures that make up one incredible cheese board. Add some fresh fruit and nuts and you’re on your way to cheese glory.

Take a look at what makes these new cheeses so special:


1. French Mimolette

Cheese Description:
Produced in France, this hearty cow’s milk cheese couldn’t be more different from its French neighbor, Camembert

Why we love this cheese:
Inspired by Dutch Edam, the cheese has notes of caramel with a fudgelike texture. It is a super firm cheese, so always let come to room temperature before serving.

Pairing Suggestion:
Bourbon


2. Kokoborrego MorrowMorrow Cheeese

Cheese Description:
Sheep’s milk cheese, proudly made in Ohio. We love this cute little ash-dusted cheese for its looks and for its flavor!

Why we love this cheese:
The texture is soft, rich and luxurious – we can’t believe it’s from Ohio and not France! The complex earthy flavor gives way to grassy notes of garlic and spices.

Pairing Suggestion:
Wines like Rosé and Beaujolais or full bodied, barrel-aged beer.


3. Lou Bergier Pichin

Cheese Description:
Made in Italy, this cheese is very versatile and easy-to-eat.

Why we love this cheese:
It’s made using rennet from alpine flowers that grow in the Italian countryside. The cheese is mild but surprisingly full flavored and complex.

Pairing Suggestion:
Italian white wine like Chianti or Pinot Noir


4. Deer Creek “The Rattlesnake” Spicy CheddarDeer-Creek-Rattlesnake

Cheese Description:
Made in Wisconsin from pasteurized cow’s milk. This is the spiciest cheese we’ve ever had!

Why we love this cheese:
This is not for the faint of heart, but it is amazing melted into mac and cheese or on burgers. We love everything the cheesemakers at Deer Creek do, and they’re quickly becoming one of the best creameries in America!

Pairing Suggestion:

Crisp lager or white wines with residual sugar, like chardonnay or pinot grigio. Check out our selection of great wines from California.


5. Grand Noir Blue

Cheese Description:
This Super creamy German blue cheese melts in the mouth like sweet cream.

Why we love this cheese:
It has an exquisite texture and luxurious flavor that is unlike any other blue cheese. It is well-balanced between sweet and earthy, delicate and rich.

Pairing Suggestion:
Auslese Riesling (ripe and rich) or Doppelbock beers


6. Cypress Grove Bermuda Triangle Cypress Grove Bermuda Triangle

Cheese Description:
California goat cheese. The unique triangle shape and edible black ash make this a beautiful cheese to serve on any cheese plate.

Why we love this cheese:
The tart and tangy flavor is so classically goat, while still maintaining a uniqueness all its own. It’s mouthwateringly delicious – make sure you have some wine on-hand to pair with it!

Pairing Suggestion:
Sparkling wine or Pinot Noir or try a crisp American Pale Ale.

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