Echo Mountain Blue

$17.00

$17.00

In honor of Goat Cheese Month, we’ve added this delicious, complex staff favorite to our website – only for the month of August!

Echo Mountain Blue displays a montage of rich flavors made from combining sustainable cow and goat milk. The flavor is clear, crisp, brilliant and complex in its subtle hint of goat’s milk. It has a semi-soft texture with a silky smooth mouth feel and a tangy finish.

The goats browse seasonally near the banks of the Rogue River next to our cow dairy sharing the same “terroir” of rich grasses, clover, and Himalayan blackberry. Their natural and local feed and pasturing are designed to balance the goat’s diets and milk to provide the “Flavor of the Rogue.”

Clear

Appearance: Ivory paste with distinctive green-blue veins of mold

Texture: Semi-soft texture with distinct crunch from brushite crystals 

Taste: Bold, robust blue flavor with a bright, citrus finish from the tangy goat’s milk

Suggested Pairings:

  • For a cheese plate, serve simply with wine and full flavored charcuterie meat, such as Olympia Provisons Chorizo Rioja 
  • This blue needs a fruit forward red like a Zinfandel to match its delicate flavor or a Viognier with herbaceous, floral tones. Also try Cabernet Franc or a peppery Cabernet Sauvignon.

Key Details:

  • A unique regional blend of cow & goat milk
  • All natural grass-based whole cow milk
  • Milk is certified sustainable & rBST/rBGH FRE
  • Vegetarian-friendly and gluten free
  • Aged a minimum of 180 days, released to taste
  • Bright & fruity

Shelf Life: 6 months

Suggested Storage: Keep refrigerated at 38°– 40° F

Milk type: Certified sustainable cow & goat milk

Rennet: Organic, vegetarian, Kosher, and GMO-free microbial enzyme

Ingredients: Pasteurized milk, salt, enzymes, cultures and Penicillium roqueforti 

2017 American Cheese Society Competition: 1st  Place (Rindless Blue Mold Cheese with Mixed Milk)

2016 American Cheese Society Competition: 2nd Place (Rindless Blue Mold Cheese with Mixed Milk)

2016 Wold Cheese Awards: 2nd Place (Mixed Milk Blue Cheese)

2014 World Cheese Awards: 3rd Place (Mixed Milk Blue Cheese)

2010 American Cheese Society Competition: 1st Place (Blue Cheese Mixed Milk)

2008 World Cheese Awards: 1st Place (Mixed Milk Cheese)

2008 World Dairy Expo Championship: 1st Place (Mixed Milk Cheese)

2008 American Cheese Society Competition: 1st Place (Mixed Milk Cheese)

2007 American Cheese Society: 1st Place (Mixed Milk Cheese)

 

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