Gin Herbalist is an experience of rare Australian natives with floral and sweet characters as well as Lemon Myrtle, Anise Myrtle, Wattle seed, and Tasmanian pepper leaf. With age the rind changes and the texture becomes softer, absorbing the savoury and herbaceous flavours of the rind striking a delicate balance with the warm, bright sheepy quality of the interior paste. Mmm, a combination of fancy flavours - your tastebuds will thank you!
Milk | Vegetarian
Once upon a time there was a cheese farm called Grandvewe. They made scrumptious cheese and from the whey, they made glorious gin and from the gin’s native Australian botanicals, they again made cheese! Introducing the Gin Herbalist crafted from a great circle of life between artisan cheese and boutique gin. Honestly, can you get a better match?
This is one fine looking, fine tasting, simply fine cheese that your cheese board is begging you for!
Modelled from famous sheep milk cheese crafted in the island of Corsica – the Fleur De Marquis, then rolled in a selection of herbs at its birth, the gin herbalist is a unique cheese, the kind of cheese you want to take out and show off to everyone. Like oh look at my cheese, it’s so pretty and tasty and nice and yummy and... You get it - we love this cheese!
Over the maturation time, these native botanical herbs will impart their flavours on the curd. Oh my cheesy goodness! Once this happens, you’ll find that heaven is a place on earth!
Who is Grandvewe?
Grandvewe is situated 40mins due South of Hobart overlooking the calm waters between Bruny Island and the "mainland" (as mainland as Tasmania can get). This family run farm and cheesemaking also includes a vodka distillery. Can life get any better?
Why Gin Herbalist is the cheese for you
Buying Grandvewe cheese means you’re helping to support a very small family-owned cheesemaker who supports small, family-run sheep milk suppliers too!
Sheep milk has twice as much protein as cow and goat milk, roughly 1.5 times the Vitamin B12, Calcium, Magnesium and Folate and four times the vitamin C than goat milk (there's none in cow’s milk).
98% of lactose intolerant people can consume sheep cheese with no digestive upset.
Sheep milk is free from cholesterol and monounsaturated fat.
- A photo of you with your Gin Herbalist will make you look 97% more attractive on Facebook. We guarantee this.
- Each wheel is roughly 1.8kg. As this is a handmade product, weights will vary.
- Please note that in order to fulfil your order, your cheese may be portioned into halves or quarters. If you require a full, uncut wheel, please advise us ahead of time so that we can ensure this is ordered from the cheesemakers.
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