Origin The Netherlands
Production & Aging It can be matured between 3 and 18 months.
Appearance Gouda is shaped into a small smooth, glossy wheel, with a convex sides, with a diameter of 26 to 30cm, a thickness if 7.5cm and a weight of 3 to 5cm. The pate is compact without holes.
Taste & Texture to hard, depending on age. And the taste goes from nutty to piquant depending on age.
Wine Pairing Suggestions Beaujolais, Cotes du rhone
Similar Cheeses Edam, Mimolette