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Montgomery’s ‘Ogleshield’

Cow's cheese • Semi soft • British, Somerset

£2.20 per 100g

£5.50£22.00

This is the West Country’s answer to Raclette. Ogleshield is a beautifully gentle cheese which has an interesting complexity.  Below it’s pink rind you’ll find a supple and pliant cheese with a sweet and milky aroma and savoury notes.  Melts to perfection.

Jamie Montgomery is best known for his farmhouse cheddar, however he wanted to find a way of using his Jersey cow milk which until this point had been sold exclusively for drinking.  When two Americans visited Montgomery’s they were tasked with developing a cheese with his Jersey milk.  The result was ‘Ogleshield’, a tomme style cheese, called ‘Shield’ because of the way it looked!  The cheese was then sent to affineur Bill Oglethorpe who then decided to have a go at washing the cheese and as a result ‘Ogleshield’ was born!

 

 

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  • 250g

    £5.50

  • 500g

    £11.00

  • 750g

    £16.50

  • 1kg

    £22.00

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Location:

North Cadbury, Somerset

Tasting notes:

After being moulded the cheeses are then washed with a brine solution every three days creating a sticky, aromatic rind which softens the cheese and further develops its deep and savoury flavours.

Further Info:

Weight 250 g
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