Wookey Hole Cave Aged Cheddar
A constant temperature combined with a high humidity, makes for ideal storage conditions and allows the cheese to develop an earthy characteristic and distinctive nutty flavour that is associated with Cave Aged cheeses.
As a guarantee of authenticity and origin, Ford Farm Cheddar has been awarded the world renowned Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) accreditation.
Only cheddars made from locally sourced milk to traditional methods in cheddar-making country can be bestowed with this prestigious accolade in order to protect their authenticity and geographical location.
The texture is firm and the cheese is cream-coloured. The aroma is a complex mix of sweet, creamy, farmy and earthy. The flavours are big, robust and well rounded, with competing notes such as sweet and salty, or earthy and tangy. The Caves’ atmosphere bestows the cheddar with an additional, highly-distinctive, earthy and nutty flavour. Not suitable for vegetarians.