Radnor Shepard | Welsh Ewe's Milk Gouda | Trefan Dairy From Heart of Wales

Radnor Shepard | Welsh Ewe's Milk Gouda | Trefan Dairy From Heart of Wales

Regular price £5.76 GBP Sale

MILK: EWES (RICH IN ZINC, FOLIC ACID, VITAMIN B, HIGH CALCIUM & GOOD FATS)

CHEESE STYLE: GOUDA DUTCH STYLE / SEMI HARD

PASTURISED

VEGETARIAN RENNET 

AGE: 2 MONTHS +

PRODUCTION: VERY SMALL - MICRO / ARTISAN

LOCATION: NEW RADNOR POWYS WALES

AWARDS: SILVER AWARD 2019 AT ROYAL WELSH SHOW

TASTING NOTES: DELICIOUS NUTTY FAVOUR AND BUTTERY NOTES. A SHINE ON THE PASTE SIMILAR TO A MANCHEGO AND CLOSE IN COMPARISON. AT AGE 4 MONTH PASTE BECOMES DRYER WITH MORE CARAMEL NOTES.

NOTES: A SHEEP DAIRY BASED IN THE WELSH HILLS.THE ONLY SHEEP FARM IN WALES TO ALSO PRODUCE THEIR OWN CHEESE MEANING -GROW THE GRASS - MILK THE SHEEP - PROCESS THE MILK AND MAKE THE CHEESE. HIGH QUALITY OF MILK FROM THEIR BREED OF FRIESLAND DAIRY SHEEP. THIS BREED HAS A MILD TEMPERAMENT AND TREATED WITH THE HIGHEST ANIMAL WELFARE. EWES MILK IS SEASONAL MEANING ITS NOT AVAILABLE ALL YEAR, IT IS NOT FORCED OR RUSHED AND STAYS IN TUNE WITH THE NATURAL CYCLES OF THE ANIMAL AND THE LAND. THIS MAKES EWES MILK CHEESE A DELICACY IN NATURE BUT ALSO IN IT’S TASTE. Naturally EXQUISITELY DELICATE YOU NEED TO THINK ABOUT A EWES MILK CHEESE WHILE YOU TASTE IT AND KEEP YOUR MIND OPEN IN COMPARISON TO COWS MILK INSTANT GRATIFICATION. THE SEASONALITY OF IT MEANS YOU VALUE IT MORE WHEN IT’S AVAILABLE. THE EWES GRAZE ON RICH PASTURES ON THE FIELDS IN TREFAN. A WASH WITH DIFFERENT BOTANICA SPECIES. TIMOTHY, RYE GRASS, SWEET RED CLOVER, WHITE CLOVER, TREFOILSAND YORKSHIRE FOG TO NAME A FEW. THESE PLANTS HAVE DIFFERENT ROOTING DEPTHS THAT BRING MINERALS DEEP WITH IN THE SOILS UP WHICH THEN FLOURISH IN THE FOLIAGE. THE DIVERSITY IN THE PASTURE THAT THE EWEWS GRAZE ON GIVE THE MILK IT’S INCREDIBLE NUTRITIONAL PROFILE. THE FARM MANAGES THE GRASSLAND IN AN ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY EXTENSIVE WAY.