Burgundy, Côte d'Or

Brillat-Savarin Affiné

(7 customer reviews)

Weight: 500

Maturation: 2 to 4 weeks

Cheese Type: Uncooked, Unpressed, soft cheese with bloomy rind

“Moulé à la louche”

Brillat-Savarin, also known as ‘Excelsior’, was invented by Henri Androuet in the 1930s to pay tribute to the famous gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat Savarin. For this triple cream cheese, the producers add extra cream to reach 75% of fat. Made from pasteurized cow milk, young IGP Brillat has a milky aroma, slighly salty with lemon sour hints. Aged, the smooth and creamy cheese tends to be more buttery and get some brioche notes. Pair it with fresh cucumber or red radish finely sliced creates a refreshing appetizer.

Wine Pairing:

Red wines (Bordeaux)
White wines (Chardonnay, Gewurztraminer, Pinot Gris)
Sparkling wines (Champagne, Prosecco)

Suitable for Pregnant
Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP) label
Average Retail Price in HK: 225HKD

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7 reviews for Brillat-Savarin Affiné

  1. Mary Hui

    One of my favourites and go-tos. I order it month after month and don’t bore of it. Creamy, smooth, and milky.

  2. Badet

    Our family favorite cheese, so creamy and tasty.

  3. Beatrice Ceresini (verified owner)

    Rich and creamy, We order it every month! Also the best value for money in Hong Kong!

  4. Steven Maginnis (verified owner)

    rich and creamy – it’s always a favourite

  5. D Lo (verified owner)

    This is one of my favourite cheese from the Cheese Club selection. Delightfully creamy, like a brie but fresher, and with a good mouth feel. Eat it on a slice of freshly-baked sourdough with salmon or trout roe, or with sundried tomatoes. So good!

  6. Yuki Ngay (verified owner)

    My favourite cheese. It is super creamy and I love to eat these with dates and a cracker.

  7. Brian Lock (verified owner)

    Hands down the best value Brillat-Savarin in HK. Smooth and milky with balanced creaminess on the palate. Structure holds up well to spread on crackers. Excellent on its own or with Champagne (especially Blanc de Noirs)

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