Cashel Blue

Soft blue cheese from Tipperary. Perfect for soups and cheeeboards

£4.80 (per 200g)

4 in stock

Please Note:
All our cheeses are cut by hand, cheese sold by weight may vary slightly from the weight ordered - If your cheese is light on one item we will ensure the weight difference is made up on another.
Occasionally products maybe unavailable, should this happen a suitable replacement will be made - if you do not wish a substitute to be made please note in comments we will then contact you to source an alternative.

Jane and Louis Grubb have been making the Cashel Blue cheese on their farms since 1984. It is Ireland’s original, farmhouse blue cheese as till then there was no blue cheese made on Irish farms. Nearly 50% of the pasteurised milk used in the cheese comes from Grubb’s selected Holstein-Friesians cows while the remaining comes from local herds. The rennet used in making in this cheese makes it suitable for vegetarians.
Depending on the age, Cashel Blue texture varies from chalky to soft yellow paste and a characteristic bluish green mould. Young cheeses taste & smell chalky, lactic and mildly blue while the older ones are rich & buttery with a well-formed blue colour. Over 18 weeks of maturing, the cheese takes on a robust flavour and is granular in texture. It is one of the finest blue cheeses that relies on it’s balance in taste, texture and aroma.
Young Cashel Blue pairs well with Gewurztraminer while medium aged wheels favour Sauternes and New World Botrytis Semillion. The aged cheeses are good with LBV Port. Pick the scrumptious cheese to crumble onto salads or snack on with grapes.