- Produced in Upper Austria, Chorherrenkäse (Canon’s cheese) dates back to a recipe from 1469 and was first produced at Reichersberg monastery.
Aroma and taste
Strength and texture
- Matured for 6 weeks, the cheese has a smooth texture with numerous small holes. The rind is protected with a white plastic coating and a cross-shaped relief sticker
Shape, weight and size
- Dome shaped with a diameter of 20.5cm, height of 11 cm and weighing about 3kg
Golden yellow in colour, the cheese has a shelf life of 6 weeks minimum
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