This is a whole mini cloth-bound traditionally-made Westcountry Cheddar Truckle. 'Mini' is relative - usually truckles are 25kg... this one is 1.8kg so it is mini to a cheesemonger! The cheddar is made in Dorset then taken to the Cheddar Gorge to mature in caves. You have to peel off the cheese cloth before you can break into it.
The cheese itself is rich, creamy and grassy and has a much fuller flavour than a standard supermarket cheddar. Perfect as a gift for a REAL cheese lover. Or if you just fancy a giant truckle of cheese to go at for the weekend.