Red Leicester

Name: Red Leicester

Country Of Origin: England

Region: Leicestershire

Milk Type: Cow’s Milk

Pasteurised/Unpasteurised: Pasteurised milk

Style: Hard

Rennet Type: Vegetarian


This traditional cheese has an almost caramel flavour and builds up a more robust flavour.



A delicious, English cow’s milk cheese that dates back to the 17th century. A great little nibble with a full-bodied white wine such as Muscadet, Sancerre, Chenin Blanc or Vouvray.


Pairing Recommendations

This cheese suits a full bodied white wine such as Muscalet, Sancerre Chenin Blanc and Vouvray.


United Kingdom



 British Cheese Awards 2015 - Silver

International Cheese Awards 2014 - Gold

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