Avonlea Clothbound Cheddar is an unpasteurised cow’s milk cheese that is produced on small local farms in the lush countryside of Prince Edward Island (P.E.I), off the coast of Canada.
Milks of several small local Holstein herds are used to make the cheese, which is then wrapped in cloth for an aging period of at least a year, before being sold.
Avonlea demonstrates a firm and slightly dry and crumbly pate. The color varies according to the season and diet of cows with cheeses made during in winter being faint than in summer. The cheese has rich, hearty, savory flavors of earth and mushrooms, underlined by a fruity tang.
Origin: Canada - P.E.I.
Cost: 14.00 per 8 oz per 8oz.