Woodside Cheese Wrights

Artisan Cheesemaker South Australia

Vesuvius


Medals & Awards

Gold Medal 2009 DIAA NSW Dairy Show

Tasting Notes

Vesuvius was initially made exclusively for James Kidman at Otto Restaurant in Sydney. James used the Vesuvius on his menu for around 6 months as a part of a special Entrée. During this time Vesuvius remained exclusive to James and Otto restaurant.

Named Vesuvius because of it tiny volcano shape this is a pure goat milk cheese.

The cheese blooms a velvety cover of white mould two weeks . We then gently roll the cheese in ash.

As a young cheese Vesuvius is mild and balanced with a slight hint of a creamy blue flavour. The acid present makes this cheese lively and fresh.

This little cheese is both elegant in looks and flavour it also has a tendency to become slightly firmer as it matures.

According to personal preference, this cheese will have a shelf life up to 10 weeks from make date but this is only a guide real intensity occurs well past the best before date.

Technical Information

Origin South Australia, Australia
Classification Artisan
Milk Source Goat - local farms
Average Fat Content 40%
Type White Mould Ashed
Form 40g volcanoes
Rennet Non Animal