We have selected cheeses from around Ireland, which are perfectly shaped and packaged to suit in a gourmet gift hamper. During the year we offer a variety of different cheeses from Ireland’s leading dairy and cheese co-operatives. These include FiveMileTown Creamery, which started making cheeses in 1898, they are Master Cheesemakers who have been using milk from their herds that roam the lush pastures of the Clogher Valley. We also feature the Causeway Cheese Company with their distinctive hexagonally shaped flavoured cheddar cheeses and Bandon Vale from County Cork. At Christmas time we offer Cashel Blue, which was developed in 1984, it is Ireland’s original artisanal blue cheese.
Glandór: a mellow flavoured Red Leicester. Size: 200g
Bandon Vale Murragh Cheese is a full flavoured Irish cheddar. Made in Ireland from pasteurised milk.
Bandon Vale Vintage Cheese is a rich, nutty flavoured cheddar cheese. Made in County Cork Ireland from pasteurised milk.
Pasteurised cow’s milk from Cooleeney Farm Co.Tipperary
Texture: Natural rind, grey and dusty appearance. Semi-hard yellow paste with small air holes. Discernable chalkiness towards the centre of the paste. Fully ripened cheeses will be broken down all the way through.
Flavour: Mild and buttery, with notes of earth and cellar coming through from the rind.
Age: Fully mature at 9 months
Pairings: Pinot Noir; Viognier.
Available from Dec 1st 2013