Comte Cheese



Comte is considered one of the finest cheeses in the world


Product Description

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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