Haute Goat Creamery Jilli: named after Dean Fearing’s pastry chef, Jill Bates, Jilli is completely handmade. Cheese maker Nancy Patton rolls the fresh cheese into balls that she sprinkles with ash. They are very creamy and taste almost like a brie cheese but with a “bite” in the casing. This is definitely one of the best Texas cheeses we’ve ever tasted and it makes a very sophisticated presentation. Haute Goat Creamery (www.hautegoatcreamery.com) is in Lubbock. Match Made in Texas Pairing Texas Cheese with Texas Wine Story by Trish Bales + Robert Calvert June 2008 austinwoman 73 Haute Goat cheeses can be ordered directly from the producer or at Oakville Grocery at The Domain. Haute Goat Creamery Tri-Crème Blue: an excellent and very strong blue goat cheese. Very creamy and pungent. Quite unusual.