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Port Nicholson

  • Made from cow's milk

  • Country of origin: New Zealand

  • Type: semi-soft

  • Fat content: 40%

  • Texture: creamy and smooth

  • Rind: washed

  • Colour: orange

  • Flavour: sour, sweet

  • Aroma: smokey

  • Producers: Kapiti Brands NZ Ltd

  • Synonyms: Kapiti Port Nicholson

The cheese producer is not currently making this cheese.

Port Nicholson is a semi-soft cheese made from fresh cow’s milk. It has a smooth and creamy texture with a washed rind. Produced in New Zealand, this cheese has an 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 Pinot Noir wine.

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