Grafton Bear Hill Cheese

Grafton Bear Hill Cheese

Cut & Wrapped by igourmet

Origin: Vermont

Size: 7.5 ounce

$14.99

SKU: 13005

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This product is perishable and requires express shipping to ensure it arrives fresh and delicious as pictured. How we ship

Please note: To avoid weekend transit, orders placed after 10AM PT / 1PM ET on Tuesday with 2-Day shipping, will ship on Monday of the following week.

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Named for the scenic bluff overlooking the picturesque village of Grafton, Vermont, Bear Hill is a stunning washed-rind cheese handmade in small batches and carefully matured in Grafton Village Cheese's cave aging facility. This alpine-style cheese is made with raw sheep's milk collected from small family farms. Whole wheels of Bear Hill are washed and carefully aged for a span of 10-12 months to develop its unique taste and flavor profile. The hue of the rind ranges from pale tan to a rustic brown, with pleasant aromas of browned butter and hazelnut. The cheese has a nutty and sweet alpine taste with a fruity complexity that blossoms from the sheep's milk. Bear Hill is firm, but pliant and creamy on the tongue with a savory finish that leaves you wanting more.

This cheese melts well and is best served as a table cheese to enjoy all the wonderful nuances of flavor. Enjoy Alpine-style with a slice of ham and butter on baguette or pair with pickles and a sweet mostarda. Pair with aromatic, spicy whites and reds such as Viognier, Chenin Blanc and Cote du Rhone. Serve with an IPA or French cider.

  • Made from unpasteurized sheep's milk.
  • We cut and wrap this item by hand from an 11 lb. wheel.

Nutritional information coming soon!

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