Valençay AOP

Weight: 220

Maturation: 4-5 weeks

Cheese Type: unpressed, Uncooked soft cheese with white mould

Legend says Valencay cheese used to have a perfect pyramid shape but when Napoleon came back to the castle of Valencay after his unsuccessful expedition in Egypt, in a fit of rage, he cut the top of the pyramidal cheese. Since this episode, this AOC cheese has always been made with a flattened top. Made with raw goat’s milk and covered with vegetal ash, Valencay gets some floral and goatty notes on the nose. In the mouth, the cheese is creamy, delicate, lactic with acidulous citrus aroma and get some dry hay and dried fruit notes.

Wine Pairing:

Red wines (Chinon, Red Sancerre, Menetou Salon)

Appelation Origine Controlee (AOC) label
Appelation Origine Protegge (AOP) label
Average Retail Price in Hong Kong: HKD 155.54



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