Alpine Cheddar

Tarentaise – Reserve

2019-05-31T14:09:47-04:00

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%)!

Awards
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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Tarentaise – Reserve2019-05-31T14:09:47-04:00

Alpine Cheddar

2017-03-31T14:21:26-04:00

Aged to creamy, nutty perfection. A subtle Swiss and Italian Alpine blend with a slight grana texture similar to Parmesan. At room temperature, this lactose-free cheese will surprise and delight even the most jaded cheese aficionados with its unique flavor. We hope you will find its characteristics at once familiar and completely unique.

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Alpine Cheddar2017-03-31T14:21:26-04:00