Cellars at Jasper Hill Cave Aged Cheddar
This Cave Aged Cheddar is a aged for 12 months in the Cellars at Jasper Hill. Cave Aged Cheddar is aperfect balance of "savory depth, lactic brightness, and salt caramel sweetness." This cheddar placed first inthe American Cheese Society Conference in 2019.
pasteurized cows milk, cheese cultures, salt, vegetable rennet
Store in the refrigerator.
Cabot Creamery was one of the first family farm cooperatives in Vermont,known today for quality cheddar cheese making. Jasper Hill Farm’scollaboration with Cabot led to the construction of the Cellars facility, whichdirectly supports sustainable rural development in Northern Vermont. Thecheeses made by Cabot for ripening at Jasper Hill compliment others madeby the Farm and several farmstead producers nearby to comprise acollection that represents a dynamic ‘taste of place’.Jasper Hill Farm’s Sensory Team selects each batch of this modern cheddarrecipe for cave-finishing within a specially calibrated vault. During ripening,cheeses lose moisture while the smooth texture of the paste becomesdense and concentrated. A handsome, natural rind forms, which hosts adiversity of microflora, each having an opportunity to impart unique aromasand thus overall complexity to the intensifying flavors.
November 2, 2019 by Kelly
I'm a bit of a cheddar snob, but I have to say, this is the best cheddar I've ever had. It's sharp and has a bit of an earthy flavor that I really love. Because it's so flavorful, you don't need as much of it as you might with other cheddars. It's become a staple in my kitchen!