Gruyère

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Origin:                       Switzerland

Region:                      Jura

Made by:                   Cremo

Type:                          Hard

Milk:                           Cow

Milk Treatment:    Raw

Coagulant:                Animal Rennet

Originally manufactured by medieval Swiss religious communities, Gruyere Reserve is matured for up to 14 months – look for its slightly concave sides to know that you have the real thing.

Characteristics: dark rind, slightly grainy paste due to the salt granules that form during maturation; floral, fruity, nutty and sharp.

Best with: it is the go-to cheese for fondue.