Mountain cheese / alpine cheese from Vorarlberg – Bergkäse

Mountain cheese from Vorarlberg

Mountain / Alpine cheese from Vorarlberg – an Austrian specialty

The Vorarlberger Bergkäse (mountain cheese) is a regional cheese specialty from the Austrian province Vorarlberg. The Vorarlberg mountain cheese belongs to the cheese group of hard cheese and is made from silage-free raw milk of hay milk, exclusively with natural whey ferments.

The special thing about mountain cheese: the mountain meadow grasses and alpine herbs give the milk the particularly aromatic note and the mountain cheese its savory taste and intense smell.

The traditional Vorarlberg cheese food is protected by a European appellation of origin. The Bergkäse usually has a fat content in the dry matter (F.I.T.) of 45%, which corresponds to a 33% fat content in absolute terms.

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The ARGE Heumilch Austria distinguishes three main cheese qualities for Vorarlberger Bergkäse:

Vorarlberg mountain cheese – matured for 3 months

The cheese rind exudes a fine, malty-roasted scent. The cheese dough contains aromas of fresh hay, young wood, chestnuts and buttermilk. The malty notes dominate the taste impression, framed by an exciting buttermilk sweet cream and yeast component, refreshed by animating apple and passion fruit notes. A fine juiciness follows the crumbly and compact-looking dough, which becomes increasingly supple.

Vorarlberger Bergkäse – 6 months matured

The charming, malty scent reveals fresh aromas of sour cream, citrus and flower meadow. Discreet are also yeast and ammonia, which give the cheese a cheeky touch. On the palate, dark caramel and toasted white bread stand out clearly. These combine with flower meadow, chili, leather and sour cream to a harmonious and exciting whole. The cheese dough with its compact, mellow structure, which feels nice and smooth on the palate, has also matured wonderfully. In the meantime an animating play of salt and sweet components flashes through this harmony.

Vorarlberger Bergkäse – aged for 12 months

In the cheese scent, rich aromas such as dried fruit and peanut are refreshed with hints of ripe passion fruit and citrus fruits. Echoes of cream and malt create a sweetish association. Dark-aromatic, the cheese begins. Taste impression: malt, cocoa, dark caramel exude a calm and noble impression. Fresh and animating, mellow citrus fruits, hazelnut and sweet cream mix among them. The creamy texture of the cheese was broken up by crystalline inclusions.

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