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40 Month Reserve – Waxed Ingot

(£24 / kg)




A multi-award winning vintage cheddar with an intensely rich, complex flavour and crunchy texture; typically matured for 40 months and presented in a distinctive black wax.

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.

To keep this product at its best once opened, ensure cheese is tightly wrapped.

Recycling Information

The wax we use to protect and present our cheese is not recyclable.

Other Information

Our waxed products may look irregular in shape; this is because unlike many waxed cheeses on the market they are not extruded. Rather they are cut directly from a larger block of our cheddar and then waxed. This ensures we maintain the characteristic ‘flinty’ texture our cheese is renowned for. Due to the age of the cheese it will not always cut to a uniform shape and can therefore result in a more ‘rustic’ finish.

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