01 Jul 18

Cheese of the month – Rustic Red (July)

July has arrived bringing with it a month of glorious excitement. The warmth of summer encourages us to relish the sun and what a perfect time to enjoy outdoor alfresco? With Independence Day celebrations being a key occasion this month, July is with no doubt a time to be social – that’s why we’ve selected the Westminster Rustic Red Cheddar as our cheese of the month!

Rustic Red Cheddar Cheese - WestminsterWhy we chose the Rustic Red

Its signature snap and crumble when you bite it, together with its distinctive flavor makes the Rustic Red a perfect cheeseboard cheddar. What better for a social gathering? While it is a cheese that can hold its own on the cheeseboard, it’s also perfect for sprinkling or melting into dishes.

Why we love it

Handmade to perfection with sweet, nutty caramelized notes combined with a little savory bite makes Rustic Red a wonderful cheese. It’s something quite special, much like the month of July.

A cheese that’s unique

Oops! Did you know our infamous Rustic Red cheddar is a cheese that happened by mistake? A culture was added to a savory cheddar recipe by accident. By the time the cheesemaker realized what had happened, it was far too late and the cheese was made! Over time the cheese matured and the cheesemaker discovered he had created something magnificent. The culture had given the cheese a slightly shorter texture, along with a signature snap and crumble!

Pairings to be savored and enjoyed

If you’re looking for the perfect accompaniment, you’re in luck. Rustic Red pairs well with most wines and we would recommend a spicy red wine, an aged Zinfandel or even a Malbec.

Where to buy the Rustic Red

Rustic Red is available to buy at Lucky’s Supermarkets, Ahold, Delhaize, Food Lion and Publix nationwide.

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