Cropwell Bishop Stilton
Region: Cropwell Bishop, Notts.
Made by: Cropwell Bishop Creamery
Milk Treatment: Pasteurised
Coagulant: Vegetarian Rennet
There is some justification to Stilton’s reputation as the King of Cheese – it is gloriously rich and very recognisable. A wonderful cheese, not just for Christmas.
Characteristics: golden paste with fine ripples of veining; creamy with a nutty spicy blue flavour and a clean lasting tanginess.
Best with: can hold it’s own on any cheeseboard but particularly good with some port.