The Pines “Pearl” Cheddar: Review
Delicious semi-hard cheese. “Pearl” by New South Wales’ The Pines is a vegetarian-friendly cow’s milk cheese. It’s the mouthfeel that is the standout. There way the cheese parts in the mouth is like standing on a cliff edge. Soft enough to part without strain but a certain chewy firmness that requires just the right amount of effort. Aroma of rich butter. Medium intensity taste of natural sweet dairy and nuts. Best semi-hard cheese I’ve had for some time.
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Wine Matching | Wine Pairing
This cheese is powerful and so a full bodied wine is required to match. Try Aussie chardonnay, viognier, or medium bodied red with a bit of acidity.