Raw, Cows' Milk, Vermont, United States, Farmstead Domestic
Named Best in Show by the North American Jersey Cheese Competition (2009), and Best in Show at the Big E competition (2010), this cheese is a sure winner. The sweet, nutty flavor is the result of cows grazing on pasture maintained without artificial pesticides or fertilizers. A natural rind cheese, Ascutney Mountain has been aged 7 to 8 months before being readied for market. Developed from an original Swiss recipe.