The Huntsman’s – Cheese & Wine Hamper
A luxury cheese and wine hamper.
This luxury hamper contains five delightful cheeses: Killeen goats’ Gouda, the soft triple cream Finn, tangy Hafod Cheddar, rich and creamy Langres and Cote Hill Blue.
Packed alongside these are the finest condiments and accessories: Yorkshire Chorizo, English Pickled Onions, Fig Chutney, Isle of Arran Oatcakes, Water Crackers and a bottles of the delicious red Nero d’ Avolo, and white Le Lesc wine.
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This cheese and wine hamper includes:
Killeen Goat Gouda. Pasteurised goats; milk. 250g.
Leaving Holland in search of the Irish ‘good-life’, Marion Roeleveld developed Killeen – a goats’ milk Gouda with milk given by her own goats.
Finn. Unpasteurised cows’ milk. 200g.
A triple-cream cheese, a classic of the French Parisian style. Extra cream is added to the milk before making the Finn cheese, ensuring it has a rich, delectable flavour and smooth texture.
Hafod Cheddar. Unpasteurised cows’ milk, organic. 250g.
With only 65 Ayrshire cows, this clothbound Cheddar is made to a very traditional recipe, producing a cheese that is buttery and smooth, with that special Cheddar tang. At The Courtyard Dairy the best Hafod truckles are selected and further aged to 14-months. At 14-months old the cheese retains its buttery flavours and develops that special tang.
Langres. Unpasteurised cows’ milk. 180g.
Made outside the market town of Langres, France. The Courtyard Dairy continue to wash the rind of this cheese in Marc de Bourgogne brandy many more times to make the Langres cheese sumptuous and creamy, with a distinctive grapey-note.
Cote Hill Blue. Unpasteurised cows’ milk. 290g.
With the price of wholesale milk falling, the Davenports took a short course in cheese making and invented Britain’s first unpasteurised soft blue: Cote Hill Blue.
Yorkshire Chorizo. Approx. 160g.
Made using meat from a rare breed of Berkshire pigs, with added fennel, garlic, black pepper plus the two key ingredients: La Vera smoked pimenton and habanero chillies. Then dry-cured in a traditional Spanish way for two months, producing a well-balanced Yorkshire chorizo with a rich meaty flavour and gentle spice.
Fig Chutney. 198g.
An intensely thick, fig chutney that is sweet and rich.
English Pickled Onions. 454g.
English Onions pickled in a warmly-spiced, sweet, malt vinegar, with a crunchy bite. Perfect for Ploughman’s lunch and traditional British cheeses.
Isle of Arran Oatcakes. 180g.
Isle of Arran Oaties are the perfect oatcakes to go with cheese, with a crisp crunch and rich, nutty, caramelised flavour. Still made in the traditional way and baked by hand in Scotland.
Water Crackers. 100g.
A neutral water cracker that is deliciously crisp and toasty. A perfect accompaniment to any cheese.
Ciello Nero d’ Avolo – red wine (75cl, 13.5% abv).
Made by one of Italy’s foremost biodynamic winemakers.
This classic Italian red is a medium bodied red-wine, spicy and fruity red aromas.
Le Lesc Blanc – white wine (75cl, 10.5% abv).
Made in South of France using the regional grapes Colombard and Ugni Blanc, this easy-drinking white wine is refreshing, crisp and citrusy.
This product will have two weeks shelf life from the date of delivery. Conveniently, at checkout you can choose a delivery date even well in the future if you would like your cheese delivering for a specific event.