What a lovely cheese - Thank you!!!
Topped with CA Bay Laurel leaves, Quinta is a soft-ripened, bloomy rind cheese, inspired by the very famous, seasonally-made Vacherin Mont d’Or and its close variation L’Edel de Cléron, both from the Jura mountain region along the French-Swiss border.
Quinta is a small round, about 4” in diameter, weighing about 10oz.
The interior texture is silky-smooth and the rind is fluffy, yet slightly firm with a Bay leaf embedded on the top.
Handcrafted at our Petaluma creamery from the highest quality pasteurized cows’ milk, each wheel is wrapped in Spruce bark that has been infused with the essence of CA Bay Laurel, which is indigenous to the region and ever-present on our farm in Point Reyes. Quinta is meant to be enjoyed at room temperature in a single sitting by removing a portion of the top rind and digging in with a small spoon or cheese spreader.
Why Quinta? This name is especially meaningful to us for two reasons. First, Quinta means Farmstead in Portuguese. Our maternal grandparents were from Portugal so this cheese honors our mom (who would have loved this cheese by the way!) and our Ferreira family heritage. Second, Quinta means Fifth in Spanish. This cheese just happens to be the fifth product in our core line-up, so the name also has significance for our primarily Latinx staff that work so hard (day-in-and-day-out) to make all of our cheeses wonderful.
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What a lovely cheese - Thank you!!!
Best cheese I have ever had. Only sorry that "use by" date comes very soon.
So delicious in so many ways. My favorite so far is on fresh baguette slices with frizzante, fig preserves, and honey-roasted walnuts. I think that's a working definition of decadence.
This is by far my favorite cheese! Love it!!