Old Gouda cheese extra matured.

The Richness of 3-Year Matured Old Gouda Cheese with Crystals.

Old Gouda Cheese, with its rich, full, intense flavor and texture, has been an integral part of culinary traditions around the world for centuries. Among the vast array of cheeses, there exists a special category that embodies the essence of patience, craftsmanship, and complexity – aged artisan Gouda cheeses.

This particular gem of artisanal Dutch cheese making: the 3-year-old, traditional Gouda farmer’s cheese made from raw cow’s milk, with the coveted crystalline formations that symbolize its depth and character.

This 3 year aged Gouda cheese with “salt crystals” with its remarkable complexity and depth transform it into a genuine delicacy for aficionados of aged cheese. Each bite invites you to fully appreciate and surrender to the rich flavor that only time, with its patient maturation process, can produce.

Gouda aged for 3 years is available in our cheese shops in Malaga and can be ordered in our webshop. Cheese orders via the webshop are delivered to your home on the Spanish peninsula by refrigerated transport. Refrigerated transport guarantees the freshness of the cheese throughout the journey, so you can enjoy your Gouda cheese in optimal conditions.

For those wishing to place an order outside the Peninsula, we encourage you to contact us first to coordinate shipping.

Place your order safely online in our Craxi Gouda cheese webshop.

Price per kilo and Origin & Type of Gouda.

Craxi Aged Gouda CheeseGouda Cheese Origin & Type
Country of originThe Netherlands
Milk typeCow
Milk treatmentRaw milk
Rennet typeNatural
Type of Gouda cheeseGouda farmer’s cheese
Maturation time3 years
Weight1 kg
Price€ 29.60

The Original Gouda Cheese: traditional Dutch Gouda farmer’s cheese.

Picture the flat Dutch countyside dotted with contented cows grazing on lush pastures. Here, amidst the serene landscape a cheese farm is nestled in the countryside where skilled artisans practice the time-honored craft of cheese-making. The journey begins with the freshest raw cow’s milk, carefully collected and treated with utmost respect for its natural qualities.

Artisanal Process: Crafting a cheese that will stand the test of time requires precision, dedication, and a deep understanding of the aging process. The milk is gently heated and infused with select cultures, setting the stage for fermentation to work its magic. Patiently, the curds are formed, lovingly pressed, and left to mature in carefully controlled environments.

The Long Wait: As weeks turn into months and months into years, the cheese undergoes a transformation akin to alchemy. Slowly, its flavors deepen and evolve, developing layers of complexity that tantalize the palate. During this time, something remarkable occurs within the cheese – the formation of crystals. These tiny, crunchy nuggets, often composed of amino acids and calcium lactate, are a hallmark of well-aged cheese, signifying its maturity and superior quality.

A perfect matured Gouda with a Symphony of Flavors.

At the heart of every bite lies a symphony of flavors waiting to be savored. The 3-year matured old Gouda cheese boasts a robust profile, with notes of nuttiness, caramelization, and a subtle hint of tanginess. The crystals, scattered like hidden gems throughout the cheese, provide delightful bursts of texture, enhancing the overall experience.

Pairing and Enjoyment: To truly appreciate the complexity of this aged cheese, it is best enjoyed simply, allowing its flavors to take center stage. A crusty baguette, some ripe fruit, and perhaps a drizzle of honey are all that’s needed to create a perfect pairing. For those seeking a more indulgent experience, a glass of full-bodied red wine complements the cheese beautifully, accentuating its richness.

Location of our Craxi Gouda cheese shops in Malaga city.

Craxi Queso – Mercado de Huelin – C/ La Hoz, 39 29002 Málaga, Puesto 7-8

Craxi Queso – Mercado de la Merced – C/ Merced, 4, 29012 Málaga, Puesto 14.

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In a world driven by instant gratification, there’s something profoundly satisfying about the art of aging cheese. From humble beginnings on a small cheese farm to the refined palate of the connoisseur, the journey of the 3-year matured old Gouda cheese with crystals is a testament to the power of time, patience, and unwavering dedication. So, the next time you savor a piece of this exquisite cheese, take a moment to appreciate the craftsmanship and tradition that went into its creation – for it truly is a labor of love that transcends time.

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