Alpes-de-Haute-Provence

Banon

Weight: 100

Maturation: at least 15 days

Cheese Type: Soft cheese with a natural rind

Handwrapped in chestnut tree leaf.

Made since the Roman times, this small AOC goat cheese from Alpes de Haute Provence, also called Banon à feuilles is a small pungent, presssed and uncooked cheese. Produced with a particular process, the cheese is first ripe and dry a bit before to be wrapped into some chestnut or platane leaves that where dip into alcohol to softened them and boiled it in a mixture of water and vinegar. The cheese is woody, vegetal and sometimes slightly sharp. It is also very creamy. When you open it, the rind will be a bit brown because of the tint of the leaves, you can spread it on a slice of bread and accompany it with a glass of rose.

Wine Pairing:

White wines (Chenin Blanc, Pinot Grigio, Muscadet)

Raw
Goat
Full
Appelation Origine Controlee (AOC) label
AOC
Appelation Origine Protegge (AOP) label
AOP
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