• The Cheese Geek Cornish Yarg

cg top tip: A fine match is a slightly fruity, creamy Chardonnay, which tends to bring out both the citrus and the earthy creamy notes from the cheese

Cornish Yarg

Rated 5.0 out of 5
Based on 5 reviews
Age:  5-7 weeks
Milk:  Cow's
Pasteurised:  Yes
Region:  Cornwall
Vegetarian:  Yes

Cornish Yarg (founder's name Gray spelt backwards) is very similar in many ways to Caerphilly. It is relatively hard, but still contains good levels of moisture giving it a pleasantly yielding feel when pressed or bitten. It has a good level of crumble, resulting in a fantastic overall texture. The real star of Yarg that elevates it to new levels is the visually stunning nettles that the cheese is wrapped in. Each cheese is wrapped by hand, with the nettles imparting a truly fantastic mushroomy, earthy flavour into the cheese that simply adds new dimensions to the eating experience. As the cheese matures, these earthy notes get deeper, and the edge of the cheese starts getting slightly gooey. Extracting flavour from a young hard cheese such as this is a large task, but with Yarg the nettles do this effortlessly and with finesse. A truly unique and wonderful British cheese, worthy of a place on any cheeseboard!

You can select delivery dates up until 23rd Christmas. During Christmas week your cheese delivery could arrive +/- 2 days outside of your preferred delivery date. Your cheese will always be cut and wrapped the day it is sent out and you will get a delivery notification when your cheese is prepped, with tracking information when your cheese is on it's way.

Delivery is FREE and it comes in a climate control box (the only in the industry) that comes with a 48 hour freshness guarantee. If that wasn't enough, we also add an insert that will talk you through the info on the cheeses, tasting notes and a scorecard to help you make the very most of your festive cheesegeek delivery.

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A historic recipe found in an attic was the start of Lyhner Dairies story. Since, master maker Catherine has built their repertoir to 4 fab cheeses. One of which, Kern, won Supreme Champion at the World Cheese Awards and was a big part of our own humble beginnings.


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