Comte | 5 months aging | +/-2.4kg

Comte | 5 months aging | +/-2.4kg

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Comté cheese is a semi-hard, cow's milk cheese that is produced in the Franche-Comté region of eastern France. It is one of the most popular and widely produced cheeses in France, known for its nutty and buttery flavor, smooth texture, and long-lasting aftertaste.

Comté cheese is made using unpasteurized milk from Montbéliarde and French Simmental cows that graze on the lush meadows of the Jura Mountains. The cheese is produced using traditional methods and is aged for a minimum of four months to over two years, resulting in a wide range of flavors and textures.

Young Comté cheese has a pale yellow color and a creamy texture with small holes, while mature Comté cheese has a darker color and a firmer texture with larger holes. The flavor of Comté cheese also changes as it ages, with younger cheeses having a mild and fruity taste, and older cheeses having a more intense and complex flavor, with hints of hazelnut, caramel, and toasted bread.

Comté cheese is a versatile cheese that can be used in a variety of dishes, such as sandwiches, salads, and soups. It pairs well with a range of wines, from light-bodied whites to full-bodied reds, including Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Syrah.

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