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


Taste:

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


 

Description

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

 

Awards

 British Cheese Awards 2015 - Silver

International Cheese Awards 2014 - Gold