Important Facts
Country of Origin France
Specific Origin Alsace, Lorraine, Franche-Comté
Certification AOC (1969)
Milk Type Cow's
Milk Treatment Raw
Fat Content 45-48%
Rind Washed, saltwater solution
Texture Semisoft
Flavor Strong, gamey
Flavor Notes Strong smell, sticky orange-red rind, mellow creamy finish, heightened bite. Traditionally enjoyed with rye bread or biscuits with cumin seeds.
Aroma Gamey, aromatic
Colors Orangey-pink to orange-red
Forms Flat wheel, 1-3 inches high, 5-8 inches diameter
Age 4-6 weeks to 2-3 months
Rennet Type Traditional rennet

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