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This natural rind Alpine style cheese is carefully hand-washed and aged to enhance its nutty and fruity flavor characteristics. Red Alder takes its name from the majestic trees lining the rivers of the Olympic Peninsula.
2015: US Cheese Championship - 4th Place in Class
Milky, fruity notes pair well with most lighter bodied white wines. Almonds highlight toasted caramel flavors.
Red Alder is aged for two months prior to release. During that time it is washed periodically with a brine solution which helps develop its characteristic red and gray colored rind. After packaging it ages very slowly.