September Specials 2017
We wanted to capture the flavors of fall with our cheese selections this month, with cooler weather and gorgeous colors all around us. We hope you enjoy the season with all your senses.
Cabot Clothbound Cheddar
Sale: $18.99 /lb (Regular: $23.99)
This incredibly rare clothbound cheddar is made by Cabot from grass fed cow’s milk and then aged in the cellars of Jasper Hill: an incredible collaboration between cheese maker and affineur. Earthy, grassy notes complement the rich buttery flavor, making it a fabulous pair with big reds, sweeter white wines, and your favorite beer or ale.
Pave de Jadis
Sale: $18.99/lb (Regular: 24.99)
From the makers of Valencay, this goat’s milk cheese is covered in vegetable ash and shaped into a pyramid style log. Pave makes a stunning display on any cheese plate and its crisp and lemony flavor will pair beautifully with dry white wines, especially Sauvignon Blancs.
Big Woods Blue
Sale: $19.99 /lb (Regular $22.99)
Big Woods Blue is a full-flavored sheep’s milk blue cheese. Named one of the best blue cheeses in the country, Big Woods Blue blends the spicy notes of a blue with the creaminess of sheep milk for a complex flavor. Finishing top in its class at ACS more than once – and a 2011 ACS award winner – Big Woods Blue has been widely praised by food writers nationwide and just won a 1st place ribbon at the American Cheese Society’s annual competition!
Brabander Goat Gouda
Sale: $18.99 each (Regular: 23.99)
L’Amuse Brabander Gouda is made from pasteurized goat’s milk in northern Holland. The wheels are hand-selected and shipped to the aging rooms of L’Amuse cheese shop in Santpoort- Noord, where owner and cheese monger extraordinaire Betty Koster matures them. The beautiful white paste has lovely flavors of caramel and butter, with a pleasant savory underpinning from the goat’s milk. The cheese pairs well with a dry Riesling or a malty amber ale.
Sale: $14.99 /lb (Regular $17.99)
For over five generations, Marcel Petite and family have mastered the art of selecting, aging, and caring for Comte. Made with raw cow’s milk produced in the Jura Mountains and aged for 6-9 months, this classic younger Comte has an elegant fruity taste and rich texture with aromas of hazelnuts and cut straw.
Sale: $11.99 /lb (Regular $16.99)
From Minorca, Spain, Mahon is a cow’s milk cheese that is nutty, sweet, slightly fruity, and buttery all rolled into one. The bright orange rind comes from a paprika rub.