When a Güntensperger apprentice added too much cream to the mixture Reto decided to mature it anyhow. The surprising outcome is this aromatic mountain cheese with an exceptionally creamy texture. It pairs well with pickles or meat.
For those with a preference for organic produce we also make an exclusive organic version of Gwitterchäs. Gwitterchäs Bio is based on the same recipe but made with 100% organic cow's milk, certified by Bio Suisse.
|Shape, size, weight:||Round, ca. 30cm diameter, 6–6.5kg|
|Milk:||Cow’s milk, unpasteurised||Organic cow’s milk|
|Aged for:||Min. 7 months|
|Fat content:||Min. 57% FDM|
|Rind:||Washed, golden brown (not edible)|
|Holes:||Sparse, clean, regular|
|Flavour / texture:||Strongly aromatic flavour that arises through the combination of fermentation and brine; creamy texture|
|Certificates:||Suisse Garantie, Alp und Berg, Fromarte Culinarium||Suisse Garantie, Alp und Berg, Fromarte Culinarium, Bio Suisse|