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Estero Gold Reserve
Photo Credit: Valley Ford Cheese Company

Estero Gold Reserve

Produced on the Valley Ford Cheese Co.'s farm in California, Estero Gold Reserve is same as Estero Gold except that it is aged for a minimum of 16 months. As the cheese goes through a lengthier aging process, it develops a stronger flavour, a harder and dryer texture, similar to parmesan. Little granular "crunchies" known as crystals are very distinctive in this high-protein, extra-aged cheese. It is great cheese for grating and goes amazingly well with a glass of red wine.

  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk
  • Country of origin: United States
  • Region: Valley Ford, CA
  • Family: Parmesan
  • Type: hard
  • Texture: crumbly, crystalline, dense, flaky and grainy
  • Rind: natural
  • Colour: yellow
  • Flavour: creamy, strong, sweet
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Valley Ford Cheese Company

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