Zillertaler Gold cheese

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Zillertaler Gold cheese


  • Zillertaler Gold is named after its golden colour which it acquires during the smoking process and after its origin in the Zillertaler valley.

Cheese group

Milk type

Aroma and taste

  • Aromatic, smoky and slightly sweet.

Strength and texture

  • Matured for a minimum of 12 weeks, it has a smooth texture with regular cherry-sized holes.

Shape, weight and size

  • Produced in blocks weighing about 3kg and measuring 35cm x 9.5cm x 9.5 cm.


Zillertaler Gold - the traditional Emmentaler - is smoked to give it a mild smoky aroma according to an ancient recipe. The unique flavour of the cheese derives from the ancient practice of heating milk over a wooden fire. The cheese is yellow in colour with a golden brown rind. Storage life is 40 days.

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Cheese type Calories per 100g
American cheese 371
Blue cheese 353
Camembert cheese 299
Cheddar cheese 402
Cottage cheese 98
Edam cheese 357
Farmer's cheese 98
Feta cheese 264
Fontina cheese 389
Goat cheese 364
Gouda cheese 356
Gruyere cheese 413
Mozzarella cheese 280
Parmesan cheese 431
Pimento cheese 375
Provolone cheese 352
Queso blanco cheese 310
Ricotta cheese 174
Roquefort cheese 369
Swiss cheese 380

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