Eiger Mountain cheese, Edelweiss Creamery, Monroe, Wisconsin
Eiger Mountain is an Emmentaler-style cheese is made from the milk of grass-fed Wisconsin cows, and produced in large, copper kettles imported from Switzerland. Edelweiss Creamery’s attention to detail produces this Alpine-style cheese with pronounced flavor, and reconfirms the artisan cheese heritage of southern Wisconsin.
In fact, Emmental cheese can be traced back to before 1300. It gets its name from the valley that is home to the upper Emme River in Switzerland. Additionally, it’s now made all over that country from milk of cows the roam higher grazing areas.
Pairing suggestions: Grilled cheese sandwiches; fondue with bread, fruit or roasted vegetables; Herbes de Provence crackers.