Delice de Bourgogne triple creme - fluffy, creamy, the favorite!
Pierre Robert - Triple creme 1lb wheels with decadent creamy texture and flavor. The perfect desert cheese to serve with fruit, sweets and Champagne!
D'Affinois double creme - buttery, mild, spreadable, loved by children young and old
Saint Angel triple creme - dense, rich, silky texture and less salty than most triple cremes. 2lb square sold as whole, half, or quarter piece
Four Fat Fowl small format , local triple creme - firmer texture, buttery and a bit earthy. sold as whole or half wheel
Nancy's Camembert cow & sheep double creme - smooth, rich, and buttery with slight bite from the sheep's milk
Creme Fraiche- from Vermont Creamery. An 8oz container of luscious fresh cultured cream.
Brie Mon Pere classic brie - slightly firm, subtle and nuanced
Buffalo Mozzarella the way it used to be. Individual, half pound container with two balls. USA
Burrata creamy heaven. Individual, half pound container with two balls. USA
Fresh Mozzarella Individual, half pound container with two balls. USA
Cacciocavallo firm, shreddable, in between mozzrella and provolone
Halloumi cow, sheep, and goat blend. Squeaky and great for grilling. Frequently served with fresh lemon, olive oil and herbs.
Cato Corner Award Winning Local Cheeses
Kinderhook - Creamy brie type tiny individual wheels
Le Secret de Compostelle - Ossau Iratty. Complex, artisanal French Basque cheese with silky smooth firm texture and a natural rind.
Petit Basque- A young Ossau Iratty with light wax exterior. This one pound wheel has a clean delicate flavor and tender texture. Sold as a whole or half wheel.
Tomme Corse - Corsican medium firm cheese with flavor reminiscent of green olive, hazelnut and lemon.
Sfizio Crotonese - Southern Italian slightly dry Calabrian cheese. The flavor is sharp with overtones of Juniper and pistachios
Moliterno Sardo - Sardinian medium strength cheese with a delicate coarse texture. Not too salty, with hints of olive oil and almonds
Moliterno al Tartufo - Moliterno Sardo with intensely rich veins of truffle which melt in your mouth. Truffle lovers rejoice!
Pecorino Romano Rex- The most powerful, the sharpest and saltiest of the pecorinos that we carry. The perfect cheese for shaving and grating onto strong hearty dishes made with ingredients such as tomato, arugula, beef and pork.
Manchego- 1 year - Firm perfect snacking cheese from Spain with hints of lanolin, golden hay and almonds. Pairs perfectly with Serrano ham, membrillo quince paste and Marcona almonds.
Rosemary Manchego - Delicious Manchego with a thick layer of rosemary on the exterior. The rosemary flavor is infused into the cheese.
Lambchopper Gouda - Made in Holland for Cypress Grove, and aged 3 months. Fresh tasting, creamy yet firm texture with subtle sweetness.
Ewephoria Gouda - Made in Holland where these sheep graze on mineral rich land reclaimed from the sea which is part of a nature preserve. This cheese has cotton candy sweetness and a firm crumbly texture infused with crunchy bits.
Buttery Firm Alpine Cheeses and Alpine Types
Cave Aged Gruyere 1 year - an authentic AOC grass fed Swiss Gruyere, not to be confused with American knockoffs. Rich, strong and nutty with with layers of onion and herbal flavors.
French Comte - Marcel Petite Fort Saint Antoine. Our favorite Comte, mild, buttery, with layers of intricate floral flavor
Other Alpine Cheeses
(we bring in different ones each week). All wonderful interpretations of those rich, nutty, floral or herbal grass fed flavors that originate only in the Alps.
Some frequent visitors are:
Fontina Val D'Aosta - the real Italian Fontina. A wondeful snacking cheese, but also an essential ingredient in so many Italian dishes
Rahmtaler Emmenthaler - the real "Swiss". Grass fed from the Swiss Alps, with a natural rind
Laita Emmenthaler- simple emmenthaler with wax rind from France
Leerdammer - Jarlsberg type with rich flavor from Holland
Non AOC Gruyere - A basic gruyere type from Switzerland with a wax rind, but delicious nevertheless
Firm, Hard and Sharp Cow Cheeses
Bucherondin ripened goat log from Poitou. Full of tang, our go-to goat cheese.
Buche de Lucay artisanal ripened goat from La Vernelle. A rich, less dense variation on Bucherondin with more ripened development.
Tomme de Chevre Grand Mere Adrienne - Made by Jacquin, traditional ash ripened goat cheese with a bright buttermilk and lemon tang spike. Small 2 lb wheel sold as whole, half, or quarter piece.
Chabichou du Poitou - rich, silky and full flavored tang. This small format cylindrical French goat cheese tends to ripen more thoroughly and evenly and can therefore reach perfection. Sold by the piece
Humboldt Fog Coupe - ripened goat cheese from California has a line of ash running through the center. An approachable cheese with less tang and earthiness than many goat cheeses. 1lb wheel, sold as whole, half or quarter.
Drunken Goat surprisingly
mild, creamy, firm, and smooth and soaked in red wine. AKA Murcia al Vino, from Spain.
Beemster Gouda 4 - 6 month Dutch gouda, More tangy and less sweet than many true goudas, this cheese is very good.
Midnight Moon - Made in Holland for Cypress grove, aged 6 months or more. it has a firm smooth texture and tastes of brown butter and butterscotch.
Garrotxa - traditional hard Spanish Catalonia cheese. 2lb wheels aged in caves, with natural grey mottled rind and hints of mushroom and light toasted hazelnut flavor.. Sold as a whole, half or quarter wheel.
Gjetost - Pronounced "yay toast" Traditional Norwegian cheese made from whey. Very much like caramel, with a tiny tart aftertaste. Texture is like fudge.
Purple Haze - Individual 1/4 lb wrapped fresh chevre with fennel and lavendar.
Chef Chevre - fresh tangy creamy spreadable goat cheese from Laura Chenel in California
Bonne Buche- small round of gooey flavorful ripened cheese from VermontCreamery.
Bijou - One package of two little French style little Crottin from Vermont Creamery. Delicious and charming.
Sapore del Piave
Piave Vecchio Blue
3 Year Parmigiano Reggiano
Vacche Rossa - Red Cow Parmigiano
Parrano Dutch Gouda
5 Year Aged VSOC Gouda
Sottocenere -Trully unique truffle cheese from Italy with subtle sweet spices and coated in ash
Roquefort (sheep milk)
English Stilton-Colston Bassett
7 Year Quebec
Avonlea of P.E.I
Flory's Farm Truckle
Four Alarm Cheddar
Ford Farm Smoked Cheddar
Hot Horseradish cheddar spread
Port Wine Spread
Taleggio - classic Italian
Arethusa (CT) Diva
Prufrock - Martha's Vineyard
Oma - Von Trapp, VT
Raclette - French raw milk
German Tilsit - firm and strong
Epoisse - Individual wheel approximately 1/2 lb. One of the greatest of all washed rind cheeses
Washed Rind and Pungent
Please order in: small 1/3lb average 1/2lb medium 3/4lb large 1lb
Some cheeses change from week to week, so please let us know if substitutions are acceptable.
Hooligan -rich washed rind pungent cheese with layers and layers of flavor and a fudgy buttery texture.
Dairyere Reserve - Second place 2014 American Cheese Society winner. Aged 1 year, this Alpine style has complex nuttiness with a bite.
Womanchego - Second place 2017 & 2018 American Cheese Society winner. Aged 3-6 months, this raw milk farmstead cheese has delicious tang and hints of fruit and nuts