Cheese Review

Peaks Cheese Mountaineer (Victorian Alps, VIC)

Peaks Cheese Mountaineer
Peaks Cheese Mountaineer

Peaks Cheese Mountaineer: Review

Lovely mountain style semi-hard cheese from the northern Victoria. Peaks Cheese Mountaineer is made from the milk of Normande cows from a single sustainable Alpine farm, and from vegetarian rennet. It is aged 3-4 months before release. The paste is yellow and interspersed with small holes, and has a good intense smell about it with little ammonia present there. In terms of flavour, there are savoury, caramel, nutty and fungal notes. Very enjoyable. Can be melted raclette style.

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Wine Matching | Wine Pairing

Try nebbiolo, or a light/medium bodies red. Or see my cheese and wine pairing guide for more options.

Where to Buy

You’ll need to go a cheese specialist or certain farmer’s markets. A list of stockist is available on Peaks Cheese website. I bought this cheese from Harper and Blohm. They have online delivery.

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