Talk about a star-studded lineup! Four different award-winning California cheeses from the most recent American Cheese Society (ACS) Competition play the lead in this cream of the crop selection. Along with 23 ounces of champion cheese, this kit features 3 ounces of Toscano salame, a 3.5 ounce-jar of sweet yet tart Cocktail Grapefruit Marmalade, and a 4.5-ounce box of artisan flatbread bite-sized crackers.
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RUMIANO CHEESE COMPANY
Dry Jack (6 ounces)
An award winning Dry Monterey Jack Cheese that is uniquely California. Hand-crafted for over 100-years, each wheel is rubbed in black pepper, cocoa and oil to cure the rind and aged for up to one year to create a rich, nutty flavor.
SHOOTING STAR CREAMERY
Aries (5 ounces)
Paso Robles, California
Aries is an aged sheep's milk cheese created in the style of a traditional Alpine cheese. Aged for 8 months, Aries has a fresh, buttermilk flavor and subtle fruitiness with hints of pineapple. The creamy, yet firm, texture, and earthy, caramel-like aromas make this sheep's milk cheese stand out among the rest.
CENTRAL COAST CREAMERY
Holey Cow (6 ounces)
Paso Robles, California
A crowd favorite, this whole cow’s milk semi-soft cheese is filled with small round openings characteristic of a Swiss cheese but with a smooth, creamy texture and a crisp, buttery finish.
POINT REYES FARMSTEAD CHEESE COMPANY
Bay Blue (6 ounces)
Point Reyes Station, California
Inspired by the sheer natural beauty of Point Reyes' coastal climate and locale, Bay Blue is a rustic-style blue cheese with a fudge-like texture and a beautiful natural rind. It is aged for 90 days and is known for its mellow earthy flavor and sweet, salted caramel finish.
FRA'MANI HANDCRAFTED FOODS
Toscano Salame (3 ounces)
Pre-sliced for convenience, Toscano is made in the Tuscan tradition and aged with red wine, black pepper, garlic and sea salt, imparting rich flavors.
SMALL BATCH JAM COMPANY
Cocktail Grapefruit Marmalade (3.5 ounce jar)
The all natural recipe for this small-batch, hand-made marmalade uses fresh Cocktail Grapefruits, also known as Mandelos, which are a cross between a pomelo and a mandarin orange. Sweet, juicy, tart and tang, this marmalade pairs perfectly with creamy cheeses.
Olive Oil & Sel Gris Flatbread Bites (4.5 ounces)
Light and flaky, these delicious baked by hand flatbread crackers feature nutritious, organic ingredients like grey sea salt and extra virgin olive oil. A perfect compliment to any cheese.