Hildene Goat Tomme is a semi-firm cheese made from raw milk. Each wheel is washed in a salt brine fro the first month of aging to develop an orange patina and fruity aroma. While the washing gives the cheese a little extra funk the complexity of our goat’s milk still shines through: peppery, sweet and savory all at once. Hildene Goat Tomme is aged at least 3 months and is made in 4-5 pound wheels.
Spring Brook Farm specializes in award-winning French Alpine-style cheeses. In 2008 we produced our first make of Tarentaise, a farmstead cheese made using fresh raw milk from our milking herd of 40 Jersey cows. It has a natural washed rind, is semi-firm in texture, and aged for a minimum of nine months. By the time our Tarentaise is ready for sale, it will have been washed and turned at least 60 times by our knowledgeable aging room staff.
Depending on the season, the flavor profile on Tarentaise can range from bright red berries and floral undertones to deeply brown butter and nutty to wonderfully savory and brothy. Tarentaise Reserve follows the same make process as Tarentaise but is allowed to age for a minimum of 18 months to produce a cheese that is even more complex in flavor. Only a small proportion of Tarentaise wheels are deemed suitable for additional aging (roughly 5%)!
2016 – Good Food Awards
2015 – 1st Place in Category – American Cheese Society
2014 – Tarentaise Reserve – Best in Show – American Cheese Society
2013 – 1st Place in Category – American Cheese Society
2012 – Gold Medal – Wold Championship Cheese Constest
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The OG indeed. Old Goat is made in extremely small batches from grassy spring milk, this cheese is aged for a minimum of 11 months in order to develop into something sublime. Semi-firm, mildly tangy and complex, with a long creamy finish. 100% raw goat’s milk. This cheese stands alone.
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