Burgundy, Côte d'Or

Large Brillat-Savarin Affiné

(11 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 French gastronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin.

The cheesemakers add extra cream to reach 75% of fat (on dry matter). This fact may startle you but we guarantee it tastes so heavenly that you won’t even think of the numbers on a scale.

Brillat-Savarin Affiné has a creamy, buttery texture and a rich, tangy flavour with notes of mushroom and hazelnut. It is often used as a dessert cheese or in recipes, and pairs well with Champagne or other sparkling wines.

To be stored in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Wine Pairing:

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

Suitable for Pregnant
Indication Géographique Protégée (IGP) label

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11 reviews for Large Brillat-Savarin Affiné

  1. V L

    My favourite cheese. So creamy and smooth, it pairs perfectly with crackers or a baguette.

  2. Haide Lui

    Superb soft cheese. Creamy, easily spreadable, beautiful milky aromas. Just heaven. Happy ordering month after month.

  3. QS JI

    the interior is really creamy and the rind has a strong flavor. perfect for crispy stuff like crackers, pretzels and baguettes.

  4. Vicky Fung

    One of more favourite cheese at this shop. Had it with hand made baguette. Flavour is similar with brie but with stronger and more salty taste. Recommend!

  5. 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.

  6. Badet

    Our family favorite cheese, so creamy and tasty.

  7. Beatrice Ceresini (verified owner)

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

  8. Steven Maginnis (verified owner)

    rich and creamy – it’s always a favourite

  9. 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!

  10. Yuki Ngay (verified owner)

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

  11. 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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