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40 Month Reserve – Hand Wrapped Block

(£18 / kg)




A multi-award winning vintage cheddar with an intensely rich, complex flavour and crunchy texture; typically matured for 40 months and presented in an attractive hand-wrapped parchment.

The true hero of a cheeseboard – try serving with chutney, grapes and crackers. Excellent with Cornish ale or brandy for an after-dinner treat.

Designed to deliver a slightly crunchy texture; this is due to the formation of naturally occurring calcium lactate crystals which are found in high quality aged cheddars. These appear as white flecks, developing further as the cheese matures, enhancing both the character and the mouthfeel of the cheese.

Davidstow Cheddar is made with exacting care at our multi-award winning creamery in the Cornish village of the same name. Inspired by our location, nestled between the moor and the sea, our recipe has been meticulously crafted for almost 70 years, ensuring every bite is never less than perfect.

  • Intensely rich & complex with a crystalline crunch
  • Made in the Cornish village of Davidstow since 1951
  • Made from 100% Cornish milk
  • Typically matured for 40 months
  • Royal Warrant (By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen Suppliers of Dairy Products Dairy Crest Limited, Surrey)
  • Suitable for vegetarians

If you are not satisfied with this product or have any other comments, please contact us via our contact form or at Freepost SAPUTO.


Local Cows’ Milk
Bespoke Starter Culture
Vegetarian Rennet

Made with pasteurised milk.

For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

Allergy Information

For allergens, see ingredients in bold.

Nutritional Information

Typical Values per 100g
Energy 1725kJ/416kcal
Fat 34.9g
(of which saturates) 21.7g
Carbohydrate 0.1g
(of which sugars) 0.1g
Protein 25.4g
Salt 1.8g


Best Before: see product packaging.
We strive to supply all our products with a minimum 2 week shelf life.
Keep refrigerated below 5°C.
Remove from fridge 30 minutes before consumption.

Packaged in a protective atmosphere.
To keep this product at its best once opened, ensure pack is kept properly sealed.

Suitable for freezing. For best results, grate before freezing, then use in cooking.

Recycling Information

Parchment paper wrap – widely recycled once product label is removed. Product label is not yet recycled.

Plastic film – not yet recycled through kerbside collections. The plastic film we currently use to wrap most of our cheese is made up of a number of different layers. These ensure the cheese doesn’t become contaminated before you open it, has a good best before date and stays fresher for longer, thereby helping to reduce food waste.

You can now recycle your flexible plastic cheese packaging through the TerraCycle® Cheese Packaging Recycling Programme. More details can be found here.


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