Appenzell/ Saint Gallen, Switzerland AOC Pasteurized Cow
Used as a means of currency in the times of Charlemagne, Appenzellar continues to thrive in modern day society with over 70 dairies producing it. There are 3 different ages in which this cheese is released: Classic (silver label) 3-4 months, Surchoix (gold label) 4-6 months, and Extra (black and gold label) 6+ months.
A spicy, flowery cheese, with a sharp finish. The silver label is aged 2 to 4 months, and is more subtle than the black label, which is aged for 6 months or longer.