Comte Cheese

Comte

£6.75£27.00

Comte is considered one of the finest cheeses in the world

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Comte is an ancient, excellent quality classic French cheese made in the Massif of the Jura, a region made up of medium range mountains, which lie between Vosges and the Haute-Savoie.

Considered one of the finest cheeses in the world.  It is one of the most popular AOC cheeses in France with around 40,000 tones of annual production.

Each cheese tastes a little different depending on the season and degree of ripeness. The flavour various from fruity with hints of Apricots, to a nutty spicy finish. It received the AOC seal (Appellation d’origine controlee) in 1952. It is a soild cheese which has a thin rind which thickens and hardens as the cheese matures.

AOC stands for Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée and is a designation of process and provenance that is used in France.

It is a great dessert cheese, good for cooking and a great fondue cheese.

3kg wedge feeds over 40 people

Cow, Unpasteurised  Comte westcountrycheese_6941

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