Skyhill Plain Chèvre is a pasteurized fresh goat cheese produced from three simple ingredients: California grade A goat milk, vegetable rennet and sea salt.
Incredibly smooth, full of delicious flavor, this plain Chèvre contains no preservatives or additives, ever.
Easy to use in place of cream cheese or crème fraîche (both cow's milk products), Skyhill Plain Chèvre is a pasteurized fresh goat cheese is easily spreadable and has the added benefit of being 45% lower in calories than crème fraîche.
Perfect for your favorite toasts, bagels and crackers, it melts perfectly into sauces, mixes with herbs for fillings and is the preferred cheese for fluffy goat cheesecake.
While cow’s milk and goat’s milk share many nutritional benefits, goat’s milk is naturally higher in protein, calcium, magnesium, potassium, and vitamin A. It is also lower in sugar and contains more of the essential fatty acids that are easily digested by intestinal enzymes. With ten percent less lactose (milk sugar), smaller fat globules, and a chemical similarity to breast milk, goat’s milk is also much friendlier to sensitive digestive systems.
Store at 34-45 ºF. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate after opening. Best enjoyed within 7 days.
Amy Wend and a partner set out to create a unique lifestyle in wine country. They began by cultivating organic gardens and selling the fresh produce at local farmers’ markets. Amy began acquiring a small herd of goats, one of whom was Emily, who is featured on the cheese labels. Christened Skyhill Napa Valley Farms the fresh goat cheese is now available through the Williamson Wine & Cheese Club.