Ig Vella's Dry Jack

Ig Vella's Dry Jack

The backpacker's cheese.

In all my travels, I've never met anyone like Ig Vella and I've never tasted cheese like his Dry Jack. Each is an iconoclast. A wedge of his flagship cheese has more character than a bushel full of industrial "Monterey Jack" imitations.

Dry Jack combines the crumbliness of Parmigiano-Reggiano and the butteriness of well-aged cheddar into a single, golden chunk. This is a cheese I come back to again and again, and each time is a revelation. It keeps a long time, too.

Our current wheels have been aged since November 2012 and are really beginning to peak in flavor.  Over time, some cheeses will develop a bitey quality but not this cheese.  This cheese ages so well and I'm convinced it only becomes better with age.  The wheels from this batch have an extraordinary creaminess with a slight taste of almonds, then finishes with a bit of that juicy meatiness we've come to expect from a great dry jack.

Ig Vella's Dry Jack
C-DRY by the lb
Ships 2 Business Day Warm Weather Care
Merchandise Total per AddressRate
0 to $25$22.99
$25.01 to $50$26.99
$50.01 to $75$28.99
$75.01 to $100$31.99
$100.01 to $125$36.99
$125.01 to $150$45.99
$150.01 and up25% + $10
Requires special Warm Weather Care.