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Pyengana Cheddar


Place of Origin  Tasmania
Milk Type Cow's Milk
Style Cheddar
Wine Pairing A Mornington Peninsula Pinot, like Paringa Estate or Yabby Lake.
Tasting Notes Even in our cheddar loving nation, Tassie Pyengana Cheddar is in a league of it's own. A cut above its wax wrapped counterparts, Pyengana is a traditional cloth wrapped cheddar with old world elegance and charm. Produced by Tasmanian farmer John Healey, using methods established by his great grandfather at the turn of the century. The cheese is handmade with milk from their own farm, run by the Healey family since 1898. The cows happily graze on lush pasture, and their rich milk results in an intensely creamy cheddar with earthy, nutty character. This is one of the oldest artisan cheeses in Australia. The cheese has an open texture with a crumbly curd structure. Being a farmhouse cheese, variations in flavour will appear seasonally. We find this batch to be slightly granular in texture, with notes of honey, herbs and a grassy aroma. 

Picnic Size | Approx 150g | Ideal for 2-3 people

Platter Size | Approx 250g | Ideal for entertaining small groups

Party Size | Approx 500g | Ideal for entertaining larger groups

Ordering cheese online

Fine cheese is highly perishable and seasonal, so buying person when possible is best. Read our buying guide here for tips from our cheesemonger. 

When ordering online, sizes are approximate for cheeses cut from the wheel. As such, prices may differ slightly from purchasing in store. If the cheese you have ordered is not available or not in peak condition, our cheesemonger will be in touch to arrange a suitable substitute. You can also call the store on 4655 4336 prior to placing an order for guidance from our team. 


We deliver cheese using insulated boxes sent via express post. We can deliver to metro areas in NSW, VIC & QLD. We cannot deliver to rural areas where express post takes multiple days to arrive, or to WA, SA, NT or TAS. We dispatch cold orders Tuesday-Thursday only. Most deliveries will take place within 1-2 days.

Express Shipping rates (including a chiller box) are as follows:
Local Camden Delivery (+5km radius) $14.95
Sydney / NSW $26.95
Metro VIC + QLD $34.95

Pyengana Cheddar