Appenzeller Extra

(2 customer reviews)

Weight: 400

Maturation: at least 6 months

Cheese Type: Uncooked, Pressed cheese

Produced between the Constance Lake and the Santis Massif, in North-Eastern Switzerland, Appenzeller is made from cow’s milk and has a history dating back more than 700 years. Its specificity is due to its ripening process for which a special brine (the ‘Sulz’) is used, composed of vegetal ferments, white wine, and spices.
The texture of Appenzeller AOP is firm, supple, and very smooth, dotted with occasional holes. The interior paste is ivory-white in colour. Its flavours are incredibly robust, rich, and complex including herbaceous, savory notes of flowers and grasses, accompanied by a rich, mineral tang.
Fun Fact: The official ‘Sulz’ recipe is kept in a bank safe. Only two people per generation have access to it. You can find 3 varieties of Appenzeller: classic aged for 3-4 months (silver), surchoix aged for 4 to 6 months (gold) and the extra aged more than 6 months (black label).

Wine Pairing:

Red wines (Pinot Noir, Rhone)
White wines (Chablis, Riesling)
Sparkling wines (Prosecco)

Raw
Cow
Cut
Appelation Origine Protegge (AOP) label
AOP
Average Retail Price in HK: 235.00HKD

Shop Price

HKD149/400g

HKD149/400g

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Reviews

2 reviews for Appenzeller Extra

  1. kelly ng

    Nice price when buying fduring monthly offer,
    good to eat as snack.

  2. Nelson

    Excellent cheese for eating and melting

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