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Castello® Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese 200g


With its wide complexity of flavour, this extra mature cheddar cheese will pleasantly surprise you. First you will notice the crunch, as salty crystals pop on your tongue. Then the punch, as tangy aromas storm your taste buds. Utterly satisfying, as you’d expect from a Gold Medal Winner at the 2015 British Cheese Awards. Castello Extra Mature Cheddar is great as an indulgent snack on its own but is a sharp companion to other cheeses as part of a cheese board.

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  • Tasting Notes
    • Brown butter notes
    • Hints of caramel and rum
    • Distinctively sweet
    • Savoury
    • A hint of sharp
    • Fruity
    • Rich taste

    Castello Extra Mature Cheddar is typically matured for 17 months for a distinctively sweet and sharp flavour and a unique remarkably crumbly texture. It is tangy and fruity with a crisp crunch.
  • Texture
    • Dense structure
    • Remarkably crumbly
    • Rich and smooth body melting slowly in your mouth
    • Complex
    • A subtle crunch of protein crystals that tickle your taste buds

    Even with its smooth texture, Castello Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese will crumble in your hands and leave a light scent of caramel in your mouth, bite after bite.
  • Strength
    5 out of 6. Strong.

    This cheddar cheese is generous in its taste and has a rich complex profile, appreciated by our fellow cheese lovers.
  • How Its Made
    • Creatively crafted in the UK from fresh cow's milk
    • Strictly following traditional Cheddar methods with Castello craftmanship
    • Typically slowly matured for 17 months, for a rich flavour profile and unique protein crystals that add that delicate crunch
    • Each cheese is inspected for quality before going into a pack

    Castello Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese is produced in Devon, England from the milk of cows grazing on pastures all year round in England’s Devon countryside. And it shows.
  • How To Use
    • Slice or dice and eat on its own
    • Serve on top of bread or crackers
    • Pick a pairing and enjoy as an indulgent snack
    • Serve on a cheese platter as an appetiser, a snack or a dessert
    • Make a delicious sandwich or a toastie
    • Crumble on top of warm food
    • Make a creamy risotto
    • Try it in one of our recipes!

    Incorporating Castello Extra Mature Cheddar Cheese in your dinner or lunch is sure to add a very indulgent and special flavour that will elevate your meal. Try crumbling it on your salads for extra taste or experiment with pasta dishes. If you strive to pamper your guests, then this is the trick.
  • 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.
    Onion Chutney
    Onion Chutney
    Roasted Almonds
    Roasted Almonds
  • Great in these recipes
  • Did You Know
    • Cheddar is a traditional British cheese type. The first record of cheddar cheese dates back to the 12th century
    • Castello Cheddar recipe was first made in 2007
    • Our Castello Extra Mature Cheddar was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2015 British Cheese Awards
    • The largest cheese sculpture in the world was made from cheddar cheese and weighed a whopping 691kg
  • Where to buy
    Check out country specific purchase locations.

Nutritional information

Ingredients: Milk, salt, rennet (microbial), lactic acid culture

1618 kj
389 kcal
32 g Fat
20.8 g Saturated fat
0.1 g Carbohydrates
0.1 g Sugar
35.5 g Protein
1.8 g Salt