Point Reyes - Bay Blue
Savory & Sweet.
Try the newest addition to our product line. Inspired by the sheer natural beauty of our coastal climate and locale, Bay Blue is a rustic-style blue cheese reminiscent of Stilton. It is known for its mellow flavor and sweet, salted-caramel finish.
Critics agree that Bay Blue is a hit! This year at the 2014 Annual American Cheese Society Conference in Sacramento, out of 1,685 cheese entries, Bay Blue took home 2nd Place, Best in Show! (And 1st Place in the Cows' Milk Rinded Blue Cheese Category.) Last year Bay Blue won the 2013 Gold sofi Award (the Oscars of Specialty Food) for Best New Product at the New York Fancy Food Show.
Fudgy Texture with a gorgeous natural rind. All natural and made with pasteurized milk, Bay Blue is gluten-free and aged 90 days. Tasting Note: Mild and mellow blue-mold flavor with earthy notes and a salted-caramel finish.
Uses: A great Cheese Course blue, paired with toasted
hazelnuts. In recipes it complements mushrooms beautifully -- especially melted in pasta or risotto.
Sweet Foods: honey, figs, stone fruit, berries
Savory Foods: salads, pastas, red meat, vegetables
Drink: Earthy wines wines such as pinot noir, full bodied reds such as Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon and port