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Epoisses Gaugry - 250g

Epoisses Gaugry - 250g

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There are records of Epoisses being made as long ago as the 16th Century, by monks close to the village of Époisses in Burgundy, but the cheese gradually died out. It was eventually revived in the 1950s. The rediscovery of this glorious cheese was rewarded by the award of an AOC Protected Designation Origin in 1991. 

The cheese has a spicy, pungent aroma. When the edges start to collapse away from the sides of the wooden box, the Epoisses is ready to eat. The interior will have ripened to a silky smooth sometimes even liquid texture; and the flavour will have developed to a full, meaty, spicy richness, with an edge of sweetness. Colourants are strictly forbidden by the AOC, so the colour of the rind will vary during the season.

Brand The Fine Cheese Co.
Country of Origin France
Individual Cheese? Yes
Pack Weight 250g
Milk Variety Cows'
Style of Cheese Washed Rind
Vegetarian? No
Organic? No
Unpasteurised? Yes
For Pregnant Women? No

Raw milk (97.5 - 98.5%), Salt, Starter cultures, Ripening cultures, Animal rennet, Marc de Bourgogne

Nutritional Info (per 100g) Energy: 1220 KJ, Energy 293 Kcal / Fat: 24g, Of Which Saturated 17g / Carbohydrate 2.4g, Of Which Sugars not specified / Protein 17g / Salt 2.2g
Allergen Advice For allergens see ingredients in bold.
Storage Keep refrigerated below 8˚ Once open, eat within 5 days
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