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Old Winchester Cheese

Old Winchester

Milk: Pasteurised Cows' Milk
Origin: Landford, England
Style: Hard
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable During Pregnancy: Yes
Organic: No
Description:
Old Winchester, popularly known as 'Old Smales' is a matured version of Winchester and is much dryer and harder.  It is a Gouda-style cheese with a characteristic nutty flavour.  Since Old Winchester is made using vegetarian rennet, it is commonly used as a replacement for hard Italian cheeses.  The wheels are sold at 18 months of age, when they are full flavoured with an underlying sweetness and crunchy finish.

Awards:
2014 Great Taste Award: 2 Star

This cheese can be purchased as part of the following gift sets:

'Great Taste Award Winners' Cheese Gift Set
'Great Taste Award Winners' Cheese & Wine Gift Set
'Great Taste Award Winners' Gourmet Gift Set