Cheese Descriptions

GoudaGoats Milk cheddarDanish Blue

Cheese Name: Gouda

Country: Dutch

Milk Type: cows

Flavor Profile: subtle fruity

creamy

Color: pale yellow

Texture: chewy Soft

Coat: red wax

Uses: mild creamy recipes,

dessert

Age: 4 - 18 months

Wine: riesling, champagne

Cheese Name: Goats Milk

Cheddar

Country: USA

Milk Type: goats milk

Flavor Profile: sharp, smooth,

nutty

Color: white

Texture: hard

Coat: none

Uses: pizza, quesadillas, with

apple,

Age: 9 to 24 months

Wine: chardonnay, riesling

 

Cheese Name: Danish Blue

Country: Denmark

Milk Type:whole milk

Flavor Profile: bold bite

Color:white with blue veins

Texture: flake firm

Coat: one

Uses: sauces, salad dressings,

Salads

Age: 8 - 12 weeks

Wine: tawny, madeira, sherry

 

 

Dill HavartiFrench BrieChevre

Cheese Name: Chevre

Country: Norway

Milk Type: goat

Flavor Profile: sharp, pungent

Color: white

Texture: soft,

Coat: none

Uses: sauces, casseroles,

desserts, similar to

cream cheese

Age: less than 4 months

Wine: chardonnay,

gewurztraminer

Cheese Name: Dill Havarti

Country: Denmark

Milk Type:whole milk

Flavor Profile: creamy, dill

enhanced

Color:light with green flecks

Texture: creamy, soft

Coat: none

Uses:sandwiches, sauces,

soups

Age:

Wine: chardonnay

Cheese Name: Brie

Country: France

Milk Type: whole milk and

cream

Flavor Profile: creamy, mild

Color: white

Texture: soft

Coat:

Uses:dessert, sauces, hors

d'ouevres

Age: min. 4 weeks

Wine: cabernet, merlot

Port SalutRicotta SalataSpanish Manchego

Cheese Name: Port Salut

Country: France

Milk Type: milk

Flavor Profile: creamy

Color: yellow rind

Texture: soft

Coat: yellow, port brushed

Uses:snacking, rye bread,

crackers

Age: 1 month

Wine:burgundy, pinot noir,

chardonnay

 

Cheese Name: Ricotta Salada

Country: Italy

Milk Type: sheeps milk

Flavor Profile: sharp,pungent

Color: white

Texture:hard

Coat: none

Uses: gratings, salads, stuffings

Age: up to 2 years

Wine: chardonnay

Cheese Name: Manchego

Country: spain

Milk Type: sheeps milk

Flavor Profile: dry, coconut

Color: pale yellow

Texture: hard

Coat: wax

Uses: salads, pears

Age: 13 weeks

Wine: merlot

GruyereSmoked Gouda

Cheese Name: Gruyere

Country: Switzerland

Milk Type: part skim milk

Flavor Profile: fruity, nutty

Color: pale yellow with tiny holes

Texture: firm chewy

Coat:none

Uses: fondue, sandwiches, chicken

cordon blue

Age: 3 to 10 months

Wine: sauvignon blanc,

chardonnay

Cheese Name: Smoked Gouda

Country: USA

Milk Type: whole milk,processed

Flavor Profile: smoky, creamy

Color: pale yellow

Texture: firm

Coat: brown wax

Uses: sandwiches, cheese and

crackers

Age:

Wine: beer, chianti