Vella Cheese Mezzo Secco Dry Jack Cheese

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Features

Mezzo Secco Dry Monterey Jack Cheese, 2 lbs - 2.5 lbs.
 

Mezzo Secco represents Vella Cheese’s attempt to return to the 1930s. The genesis for this cheese lies in the need for a soft or medium soft cheese to hold up during the hot summer months in an "ice box." In California from the 1920's thru 1946, mechanical household refrigerators were found only in the homes of the wealthy, or in commercial establishments. The majority of households by far had iceboxes that were cooled by a melting block of ice. When summer weather came, milk and butter were placed directly onto the ice box, and other foods that needed cooling--including fresh cheese--were left to fend for themselves in the adjoining compartment.

Consumers requested a firmer fresh Jack that would not get runny, yet was not as firm as dry Monterey Jack. A midway formula evolved, hence Mezzo Secco, and was offered for sale from May to October, At the end of World War II, when mechanical household refrigeration became cheaply available, Vella Cheese stopped making Mezzo Secco.


In 1999, Mezzo Secco was revived and awarded a silver medal in the US Cheese Championships. Mezzo Secco is a delicious complement to the  line of Dry Monterey Jacks, and continues to earn national and international recognition. Mezzo Secco is aged a minimum of four to seven months.

  • 2010 Gold Medal, Los Angeles International Dairy Competition
  • 2009 Gold Medal, Los Angeles County Fair
  • 2007, Gold Medal, Los Angeles County Fair
  • 2007, Silver Medal, California State Fair
  • 2007, Silver Medal, Wisconsin Cheesemakers Association
  • 2005 Gold Medal, Los Angeles County Fair
  • 2005 Second Place, American Cheese Society
  • 2004, Silver Medal, International Cheese Championship
  • 2003 Gold Medal, California State Fair

 

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Specs

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(1) Vella Cheese Mezzo Secco Dry Jack Cheese, 2 lbs. - 2.5 lbs.

Winery Details

Vella Cheese

Owners:
The Vella Family
Founded:
1931
Location:
Sonoma, CA


Since 1931, Vella Cheese has been a companion to the finest foods in the world. As an ingredient, sprinkled on top, or served alongside, the full fresh flavor and smooth creamy texture of Vella Cheese is guaranteed to satisfy.

The success of Vella Cheese lies in the personal attention each day's production is given. Quality starts in the pasture. Every cow is not the same. Every day is not sunny; every blade of grass is not green and lush. But, if you insist on the finest breeding of herds, the finest feeds, the greatest care in milking and transporting the top grade milk, so that you have the best possible natural raw material, you have set the stage for super cheese.

What has built our reputation over the years since my father had his first conversation with the dairymen has been our hour-to-hour personal attention. We're proud when you're pleased with our product.

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Mezzo Secco Dry Jack Cheese
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