Stilton PDO - Cropwell Bishop
Milk Type: Pasteurised Cows
Stilton is one of Britain’s best-known PDO cheeses made in the counties of Nottingham, Derby & Leicester using local, full cream pasteurised milk.
Cropwell Bishop Dairy is one of the smallest producers – a family owned business operating for 3 generations.
Curds are hand ladle into cylindrical moulds; a time-consuming and painstaking process, but one that helps to preserve the structure of the curd and deliver a smooth rich textured cheese. During maturation, the crusty rind forms naturally, encouraged by rubbing and brushing, and after spiking, blueing radiates from the centre.
This cheese is soft, sweet and savoury with a medium - mild blue mould finish that has notes of honey, leather, tobacco and molasses.