Sharpham Devon Cheese & Wine Christmas Feast
Our Sharpham Devon Cheese & Wine Christmas Feast is the perfect hamper to gift to someone special this Festive Season. Or if you are having special friends or family over for a get-together, we have done all the hard work for you. We have everything you need for the perfect cheese and wine festive feast at home. This year’s hamper comes jam-packed with all our favourites.
It starts with cheese, delicious handmade and artisan
Mini Sharpham Brie 300g (V) (P): Our flagship cheese. Made here at Sharpham Dairy, Ashsprington, Devon. Inspired by Maurice Ash. Sharpham Brie is more of a Coulommier style cheese and has been hand-made to our own recipe at Sharpham since 1981. Buttercup yellow with fresh milk from our Jersey cow’s herd. It is mould-ripened cheese. Firm, rich, and creamy when young, softening with mushroomy notes and a chicory finish with age.
Ticklemore Goats Cheese 450g Truckle (V) (P): Sharpham Ticklemore goat’s cheese is made from pasteurised Devon goat’s milk. It’s a semi-hard goat’s cheese with a beautiful stark white colour and crumbly texture. It has delicate subtle herbaceous hints on the palate. Awarded 2 stars by Great Taste in 2020 and also excellent to cook with
Sharpham Rustic Chive & Garlic 450g Truckle-(V) (P) Sharpham Rustic Chive & Garlic is a semi-hard cheese. Made with Jersey cow’s milk, adding chopped chive and garlic. It’s fresh, rich, and crumbly in texture and is made deliciously savoury with the addition of chives and garlic. It also looks great on a cheeseboard with the specs of green against the yellow cheese.
Sharpham Elmhirst -150g (V) (P) Sharpham Elmhirst is made from Jersey Cow’s Milk and triple cream. It creates a luxurious soft mold-ripened cheese. It has clean and fresh notes on the palette when young. Rich buttery, and gooey when ripe. This is the perfect indulgence for any festive cheeseboard.
Quicke’s Mature Cheddar- 200g (P) Handcrafted using milk from their grass-fed cows, clothbound and naturally matured, typically for 12 to 15 months. A rich and buttery cheddar that offers outstanding depth of flavour, which develops as it reaches the back of the palate. Brothy to grassy to caramel notes. with stronger notes closer to the natural rind. Awarded 2 stars by Great Taste in 2022
THE ACCOMPANIMENTS- THE CRACKERS
For accompaniments, working with our Devon friends at The Fresh Flour Company we have created a range of great-tasting crackers to perfectly complement our artisan cheeses here at Sharpham, within this box you get both flavours! Our crispbreads aren’t uniform in shape or colour, each batch is individual. They’re great pilled high on a cheeseboard for people to share and crack to their desired size and shape before enjoying some delicious Artisan Sharpham cheese.
Original Sourdough Crackers (100g) (V) These Original Sourdough crackers are handmade in Devon using organically grown wheat, rye, and oat grains. These are freshly milled creating fresh stone ground flour. The flour and sourdough starter is combined with honey, olive oil, and sea salt and slowly baked to perfection, making sure we get that incredible crack of the crispbread we all love.
Rosemary & Sea Salt Sourdough Crackers (100g) (V) These Sharpham crackers are handmade in Devon, using organically grown wheat, rye, and oat grains. These grains are freshly milled creating fresh stone ground flour. The flour and mixture of sourdough starters are combined with locally produced honey. Olive oil, some of which has had rosemary steeped in it for several weeks. Sea salt of which 15% is Devon Sea Salt and freshly chopped locally picked rosemary leaves.
THE ACCOMPANIMENTS- THE CHUTNEYS
This wouldn’t be a festive feast without adding in some of our own Sharpham Chutneys, we have picked our three favourites working with local artisan Devon producers, to bring something special to your cheeseboard this Christmas and the best thing is, they work incredibly with any leftover, hams, pie and cheese you might have.
Taste of the West Gold Winning Caramelised Fig & Sharpham Pinot Noir Chutney (240g) This caramelised fig and Sharpham Pinot Noir chutney is packed full of the finest plump figs and autumn fruits, steeped in Sharpham Pinot Noir and ‘kicked’ with ginger and cinnamon cloves. Dark rich glossy in colour with fig seeds throughout, Spiced aroma with sweet vinegar notes, very pleasant spiced cinnamon plum flavour, with a hint of fig. The perfect addition to any festive feast. Suitable for vegetarians
Bramley Apple & Hunts Wobbler Cider (220g) British Bramley apples and local Hunts Wobbler cider combined with sultanas and ground spices. Slightly sharp, tangy, and lightly spiced, it’s the perfect pairing for Sharpham cheese also good with cold meats & pies. Suitable for vegetarians
Ploughman’s Bay’s Devon Dumpling Ale Chutney (220g) A traditional chutney with chunky veg, raisins, dates, and a good measure of local ale from Devon Dumpling from Bay’s Brewery. Suitable for vegetarians
To finish off this festive feast we have paired this box with a bottle of each of the best-selling Sandridge Barton english wines. The home of Sharpham wine is widely recognised as producing some of England’s most outstanding wines, since 1981. Now based just 9 miles away from Sharpham Dairy just over the other side of the Dart River at Stoke Gabriel. The 32-acre vineyard is nestled in the valley of the South Hams in Devon.
Sharpham Dart Valley Reserve (11% ABV) 75cl- This English white wine is ripe and fruit-driven and has a rich profile. Stone fruits such as white peach dominate the nose. The palate is rounded with sweet apricots and a subtle spice on the finish. Clean crisp, off-dry style wine is great for easy drinking or pairing with food
Sharpham Pinot Rosé (11% ABV) 75cl- This English rosé wine is a dry and fruity rosé with a focus on red fruits such as sour raspberry, wild strawberry, and cherry characteristics on the nose. It’s a versatile wine, pairing exceptionally well with goat’s cheese.
HOW IS IT PACKAGED?
All of the above is carefully packaged in environmentally-minded materials and delivered to your door in one of our special Sharpham festive boxes. Unique to our Christmas hampers it will have a plantable wildflower seed star gift tag. If you are ordering this as a gift, you can add a note in the order section and we will handwrite this on one of our postcards.
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