Petit Agour washed with Red Pimento

(2 customer reviews)

Weight: 375

Maturation: 2 to 4 months

Cheese Type: Uncooked, Pressed soft cheese with washed rind

Agour is made by the eponymous cheese dairy, located in Hélette, in the Basque Country. Maison Agour showcases the best of the Basque delicacies with this small tomme that combines ewe milk’s and the famous Espelette pepper. Espelette pepper is a variety of chili that is cultivated exclusively in the French commune of Espelette in the Atlantic-Pyrennees.

Gently rubbed with the Espelette, its redish rind reveals a smooth ivory paste with the characteristic vegetal and clean aromas of the ewe milk.

Wine Pairing:

Red wines (Burgundy, Alsace Pinot Gris)
White wines (Sancerre, Dry Riesling)



2 reviews for Petit Agour washed with Red Pimento

  1. Nicolas Guyon

    The creamy texture is perfectly complemented by the vibrant and slightly spicy flavor of red pimento. It’s a delightful and unique cheese!

  2. P (verified owner)

    Great combination of a typical sheep cheese flavour with the sutble sweetness of the Espelette pepper. Love it!

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