Region: Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Made by: Pete Humphries & Roger Longman, White Lake Cheese
Milk Treatment: Raw
Coagulant: Vegetarian Rennet
A hard goat’s cheese, its maker Peter Humphries explains that Rachel is the namesake of his friend who, much like the cheese, is sweet, curvy and just a little bit nutty…
Chracteristics: brine-washed, golden rind with ivory paste; firm, smooth texture; sweet, nutty, rich.
Best with: match this Somerset cheese with a New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc for a perfect pan-global pairing.