Carr Valley Sweet Vanilla Cardona
is a unique sweet vanilla goat milk cheese with hints of caramel, coconut, and nutmeg! It comes to us from Wisconsin's Carr Valley Cheese Company, where they source their goat's milk from a group of just eight farms in the Green Bay area.
2016 - 1st Place - Los Angeles International Dairy Competition
2016 - 1st Place - World Championship Cheese Contest
2012 - 3rd Place - World Cheese Awards
2011 - 3rd Place - American Cheese Society
2011 - 1st Place - U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
2009 - 2nd Place - U.S. Championship Cheese Contest
2009 - 3rd Place - American Cheese Society
Origin: Wisconsin, US
Milk: Pasteurized Goat Rennet Type: Vegetarian
Look: White paste dotted with real vanilla bean. Vanilla sugar is rubbed on the rind.
Feel: Semi-firm, dense, creamy, slightly crumbly
Smell: Sweet, vanilla
Taste: Sweet, vanilla, and caramel flavors with lactic notes in the background
Pairs well with: Ice wine, Shiraz, Pinot Noir
Tastes good with: Chocolate, strawberry jam, fruit and nut biscotti. Try it in stuffed French toast, or a sweet grilled cheese!