Affineur Walo Red Wine Farmer

Boozy aroma. Silky smooth texture. ‘Caramel’ flavour.

This cheese has quite the life, as its maturation involves a regular wash in a brine of red wine and herbs.

B Suitable for Pregnant Women R Raw Milk
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From Affineur Walo, Red Wine Farmer is a pungent cheese, washed in local red wine which gives it a full-throttle flavour. It makes extraordinary cheese on toast.

Recognisably Swiss, this Alpine cheese has a sweet, creamy back note and silky-smooth texture. It's a rich and powerful taste that grows in your mouth.

Red Wine Farmer has the strongest flavour of the Affineur Walo cheeses that we supply. It is relatively small: between 6-7kg. The smaller size is important to the development of the flavour as there is greater influence from the rind, which is washed in locally produced red wine throughout the seven to eight months of maturation.

Washing with red wine produces the classic aroma associated with all washed-rind cheeses, but the cheese is not washed so frequently so as to produce a sticky, ‘stinky’ rind; it simply imparts a pungent flavour to the recognisable Swiss sweetness. As a result, the flavour is more challenging than those of other Affineur Walo cheeses. 

Affineur Walo Red Wine Farmer was a gold medallist in the 2014 Nantwich Cheese Awards.

 *A whole Affineur Walo Red Wine Farmer weighs approximately 6kg. Smaller weights are a cut of a whole cheese. 

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Country of Origin Switzerland
Milk Variety Cows'
Style of Cheese Hard
Vegetarian No
Organic? No
Suitable For Pregnant Women? Yes
Ingredients MILK, starters, salt, rennet and red wine (SULPHITES.
Nutritional Info (per 100g) Energy 1527KJ 365Kcal | Fat 29g, of which saturated 17g | Carbohydrate 1g, of which sugars not specified | Protein 30g | Salt 1g
Allergen Advice For allergens see ingredients in bold. Contains SULPHITES, MILK.

Keep refrigerated below 8°. Please eat within 14 days of receipt.

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We unashamedly source, care for and sell the best cheese, because that is what we believe in. Our trained cheesemongers cut every piece to order, by hand, and wrap it in our waxed paper. We do this because it is the most respectful way to treat this precious food.