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Gruyere Suisse AOP

gruyere swiss cheese AOP

REGION Canton de Vaud, Switzerland

MILK Raw Cow's Milk

RENNET Animal

Fruity - Nutty - Barnyard

Mons cheesemongers select cheeses from two producers in the Jura mountains bordering France in the west of Switzerland. Both work on a small scale compared to many Gruyère producers, making something in the region of 20 cheeses a day, and we find that both produce cheeses with a particularly fine, moist paste. The cheeses journey from produce to maturer, where an old military fort between Fribourg and Vaud has been transformed into a maturing house, before making their way to our maturing rooms in Bermondsey for their final weeks.

Gruyère du Jura Suisse is an all rounder, equally at home on a cheeseboard or in a sandwich, as well as being a brilliant melting cheese. We tend to sell wheels at between 18 and 20 months, when we find that the flavours have boldness and breadth, whilst maintaining a smooth texture

gruyere swiss cheese AOP