We know just how important the cheeseboard is at Christmas so we’ve taste tested this years best festive inspired cheeses from the UK’s leading supermarkets. Take a look at our top cheeses including who is our winner of this year’s Cheese taste test.
Below are the results of our desserts taste test 2018:
Waitrose & Partners Creamy Blue Stilton with Port & Cranberry Glaze & Fruit Sprinkle
Our panel loved the look of this creamy yellow blue Stilton cheese. With its sporadic blue veins and dense round cheese adding the Port & Cranberry Glaze and fruits made this the real show stopper. Tasting all three together the cheese had just the right amount of sweet-tartness and melted in your mouth. The fruits were tangy and the blue Stilton had a nutty finish, our testers found themselves wanting more!
Available from Waitrose.com
Sainsbury’s Mature Cheddar & Choritzo Cheese
Strong, smokey and the perfect sharing cheese, we couldn’t get enough of it. Arriving straight to the table in its oven-to-table bowl our tasters said it smelled as good as it looked. Rich, creamy, plenty of Choritzo throughout for that spicy but smokey taste and the cheddar was tangy and strong and the mozzarella made a tasty addition.
Available from Sainsburys.co.uk
Tesco white Stilton Christmas pudding cheese
Fantastically fun and a cheeseboard must have, this Christmas pudding truckle looks exactly like a real fruit pud. The cheese cut like a breeze through the wax to reveal a colourful inside full of fruits throughout the White Stilton which was a little too crumbly but very fresh and did leave a strong after taste.
Available from Tesco.com
Sainsbury’s Wensleydale with Cranberry, Orange & Cointreau Cheese
Wow! this is super creamy and fresh. A good wedge of Wensleydale which has more than enough cranberries and orange peel throughout, for a couple of our tasters slightly to many cranberries. Crumbles at just a touch of a knife and has a deliciously tangy fruity taste, perfect for topping your Christmas day sandwich.
Available at Sainsburys.co.uk
There you have it, our official taste test for this years best Christmas cheese. As always all opinions are our own. Why not let us know which cheese has been your favourite so far?
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