Unpasteurised Unpasteurised

This soft-ripened, washed-rind cheese is made with whole cow’s milk in the Champagne region. Its characteristic shape is easily recognisable: since it is never turned over during maturation, a hollow forms in the top that deepens as the cheese drains. Some gourmets fill the hollow with Marc de Cham-pagne. The tradition of this cheese can be traced back to the 13th century, as it is mentioned in a song com-posed by the Dominican prior of the city of Langres.

Produced in:France


The Cheese Merchant says:

The cheese was granted a registered designation of origin (AOC) in 1991 and a protected designation of origin (AOP) in 1996. The rind is light yellow to orange, and sometimes a white down forms as the cheese matures. The paste is creamy next to the r

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Unpasteurised cows milk, animal rennet

Allergy Advice

It contains: Milk

Storage Information

Keep refrigerated

Shelf Life

Minimum 6 days


The Cheese Merchant

1 Small Wheel (180g), £33.05/kg


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