Cheese Review

Section 28 La Saracca (Adelaide Hills, SA)

Section 28 La Saracca
Section 28 La Saracca

Section 28 La Saracca: Review

Enjoyable mountain style cheese made in the style of Italy’s Fontina Vecchio . Section 28 La Saracca is a raw cow’s milk cheese made in the Adelaide Hills. It has a washed rind that provides earthy, forest floor and mushroom aromas. The ivory coloured pastes has a few small holes within and is otherwise even. It tastes nutty with butter and toffee notes. The cheese won 2020 Grand Dairy Awards – National Champion, Semi-hard/Eye Cheese Category under its earlier name, Section28 Fontina

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Wine Matching | Wine Pairing

Full bodies white like a chardonnay. Are try a dry sherry. Or see my cheese and wine pairing guide for more options.

Where to Buy

Section 28 list their stockists on their website under the ‘Buy’ menu. I got mine from Ripe in Melbourne,.


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