The Cheese Shop

Cleveland's Fromage Destination

Located in the Historic West Side Market in Cleveland, Ohio, The Cheese Shop offers an impressive imported & domestic cheese selection.  We maintain our unique niche by offering more than 175 traditional & rare cheeses from all over the world as well as a diverse line of specialty items.

We take pride in excellent customer service & exceptional quality –we encourage you to sample cheeses before purchasing to guarantee satisfaction.  We cut your cheese to order ensuring freshness & allowing you to determine the size to fit your needs.

PRIMO SALE (PECORINO)

Sheep's Milk
Italy
Aged: 1 month

Most sheep’s milk cheeses enjoy long affinage periods that instill them with their typical nutty, sheepy, gritty characteristics.  Conversely, Primo Sale (“first salt”) elucidates the effects of reduced aging.  During its short time in the cheese cellar, the two-pound rindless wheel develops a lightly sheepy & delicate flavor paired with a softer, creamier texture that coats your mouth.

How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese?
— Charles de Gaulle

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