This cheese is produced by the Tarago River Cheese Company that was established in 1982. The company produces other blue cheeses, including Camembert and Brie-style cheeses, using Jersey milk to obtain a deeper yellow color and smooth, velvety texture.
Probably the first farmhouse cheese to be made in Australia, it has a round shape with natural, orange crust covered with white and blue-gray moulds. The cheese has a sweet and buttery taste.
A great cheese for someone that is convinced they don’t like blue cheese. It is mild, creamy and sweet but true blue lovers might find it a little bland.
Variable in quality, both between batches and between seasons, on its day it can be a lovely cheese, you just never know what you are going to get until you open it. This variation is a natural function of farmhouse and artisanal cheese.
Gippsland Blue ripens in eight to ten weeks and is used as a table cheese, for grilling and in salads.
Sorry, this cheese is only available via special order