Cheese Review

Section 28 Cheese: Monforte (Adelaide Hills, SA)

Section 28 Cheese: Monforte
Section 28 Cheese: Monforte

Section 28 Cheese: Monforte: Review

French Comte cheese has a competitor. That competition comes in the form of Section 28 Cheese’s Monforte straight out of South Australia’s Adelaide Hills.

This is a lovely unpasteurised raw cow’s milk cheese. As a result it is, like Comte, a semi-hard cheese that has an initially sweet milky & fruity taste, and is balanced by roasted nut flavours. Because of the high quality it has won a large number of including the 2018 Grand Dairy Award for semi-hard cheese.

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Section 28 make a several Alpine style cheeses. Try raw milk La Saracca, experimental Mont Cheval or seasonal La Primavera, chardonnay washed Sunrise, Morbier-style Mont Priscilla, and native pepperberry infused Monte Diavolo.

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The Peaks Mountaineer: Alpine style cheese from sustainably reared cows up in Victoria’s High Country.

Wine Matching | Wine Pairing

Section 28 recommend light bodied red wines. Try Dune’s Pyla Nero D’Avola blend, pinot noir or gamay. I think it could also talk a wine with a bit more body. how about Soumah Estate’s viognier for a white

Where to buy

I got mine in Melbourne’s Ripe in Melbourne’s Queen Vic Market.

Try Penny’s Cheese shop in Sydney’s Potts Point

Full list available at producer’s website here


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