igourmet Dutch VSOC Platinum Label Gouda Cheese - Aged 5 Years - 1/2 Wheel (11 pound)
VSOC (Very Special Old Cheese) has taken Gouda to another level with their Platinum Label. Aged for 5 years, this is a rich, intense cheese! Packed with concentrated flavors of butterscotch, caramel and notes of pecan with a brittle, crunchy texture. Serve with European style hams, pickles and crusty bread. This triple aged cheese is best enjoyed simply, thinly shaved paired with Whiskey or Port.
VSOC is made to the original Gouda recipe in Holland, using only the best Dutch milk. To make a full wheel, they use no less than 10 liters of milk! After the traditional process, the cheese is matured on wood which draws out excess moisture in their special aging room. Throughout this time, it is regularly hand waxed and turned to ensure that the salt is distributed evenly until it reaches its peak. The result is an extraordinary example of Dutch craftsmanship, following a tradition handed down over many generations.
- Made from pasteurized cow's milk.
- Photo depicts half of a 22 lb. wheel of cheese.
- We cut and wrap this item by hand.