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Castello® Red Rind Cheese 150g


A milky and buttery taste with notes of tropical fruit and green peppers which is derived from the natural, red smear on the rind and the albino blue mould inside. As Red Rind cheese matures, the taste and flavour of the read smear become slightly sharper, while the cheese itself gets more character. Castello Red Rind is a truly special cheese. Its taste and flavour are intense and piquant. Thanks to the unique production method, the mould culture develops from the inside of the cheese, whereas the red smear does so from the outside. It's consistency is creamy. ONLY AVAILABLE IN AUSTRALIA.

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  • Tasting notes
    • Rich and buttery
    • Piquant flavour
    • Subtle and fruity
    • Lightly sharp

    Castello Red Rind Cheese is sophisticated and rich, showing the best qualities of the albino blue mould cheese that is lifted by red smear that makes it sharper.
  • Texture
    • Soft and creamy
    • With albino blue mould cheese inside
    • Covered with a thin layer of red smear

    It will crumble when you give it a gentle squeeze, and the smoothness will pleasantly melt in your mouth.
  • Strength
    4 out of 6. Bold.

    Castello Red Rind Cheese will not go unnoticed. It is bold, flavourful and boasts a memorable aroma.
  • How its made
    • Creatively crafted in Denmark from fresh cow's milk and cream
    • Strictly following the traditional methods with Castello craftmanship
    • Ripened according to traditional methods in small open vats
    • Cheese is pierced from the top and side to allow the albino mould to grow inside the cheese
    • Castello Red Rind is matured at a higher temperature than an of the other Castelo mould cheeses
    • Matured in a specific room only for Red Rind to avoid the contamination of albino mould in other cheeses
    • Each cheese is inspected for quality before going into a pack

    Beautifully crafted by our master cheesemakers who amplified the best qualities of traditional Danish blue mould cheese.
  • How to use
    • Slice it and enjoy it on top of bread or crackers
    • Pick a pairing and enjoy it as an indulgent dessert with your drink
    • Serve on a cheese platter as an appetiser, a snack or a dessert
    • Try it in one of our recipes!

    The delicious flavour of Castello Red Rind Cheese works very well on its own. When you combine the albino blue mould notes with other foods, the overall balance provides your taste buds with an even more sensorial experience.
  • pairings
    Enhance the flavour of your cheese with food and drink pairings. Choose a favourite and immerse yourself in a new and surprising taste combination.
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Cabernet Sauvignon
    Tomato Jam
    Tomato Jam
    Baked Potatoes
    Baked Potatoes
  • Did you know
    Red smear cheese is matured from the outside in and is not the result of mould cultures like, for example, in the case of white mould cheese.
  • Where to buy

Nutritional information per 100g

Ingredients: Milk, Cream, Salt, Lactic acid culture, Rennet, Blue mould culture, White mould culture, Maturing culture, Red smear culture

1790 kj
430 kcal
42 g Fat
27 g Saturated fat
0.2 g Carbohydrates
0.2 g Sugar
13 g Protein
0.6 g Sodium