Port Nicholson is a semi-soft cheese made from fresh cow’s milk. It has a smooth and creamy texture with washed rind. Produced by Kapiti Fine Foods Ltd in Willington, New Zealand, it is sometimes known as Kapiti Port Nicholson.
This cheese has orange colour and contains 40% fat. It is similar to Port Salut cheese because of its sweet-sour taste and smoky aroma.
Suitable for grilling and melting, Port Nicholson goes well with Pint Noir wine.
- Made from cow's milk
- Country of origin: New Zealand
- Region: Wellington
- Type: semi-soft
- Fat content: 40%
- Texture: creamy and smooth
- Rind: washed
- Colour: orange
- Flavour: sour, sweet
- Aroma: smokey
- Vegetarian: yes
- Producers: Kapiti Fine Foods Ltd
- Synonyms: Kapiti Port Nicholson
Other cheeses from New Zealand:
Balfour, Barry's Bay Cheddar, Four Herb Gouda
Meyer Vintage Gouda
Airedale, Hipi Iti, Kapiti Kikorangi, Mt Scott, Traditional Haloumi
Brinza - Feta style, Evansdale Farmhouse Brie, Jubilee Blue, Mahoe Aged Gouda, Wakatipu White, Whitestone Farmhouse