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Couronne De Fontenay


Couronne de Fontenay is one of the several French cheeses coming from master affineur Rodolphe Le Meunier. The name of this elegan cheese means “crown” as it shaped in a small crown shaped ring. This French cheese made with a pasteurized milk, have his peculiarity in small forms coated with vegetable ash for the classic appearance After a 1-month aging period Couronne de Fontenay cheese gets a bloomy geotrichum rind. The longer the period of aging, the drier the paste of the cheese becomes. Rodolphe Le Meunier is a renowned French affineur awarded with the MOF, Meilleur Ouvrier de France. This esteemed award is only given to craftsmen at the top of their field. The cheeses from Le Meunier certainly prove him worth of the medal! Organoleptic properties Aspect and texture: ash ripened, geotrichum rind. Ash develops a bluish-grey coloring. Paste is stark white with a chalky texture in the center but developing a creamier paste closest to the rind. Flavors: bright and lactic. Serving suggestions Pairs nicely with dry sparkling wines as well as a crisp rose.

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