Fourme D'Ambert Blue French Cheese

Fourme d'Ambert is a semi-firm, pasteurized, blue, cow's milk cheese from France. It is one of France's oldest cheeses (dating back to the Roman period). The maturing process takes place in aerated, humid cellars and lasts 2 to 3 months. In the Tours region of France, the local cheese mongers allow the cheeses to mature by adding a little "mellow Vouvray wine". It comes from the volcanic region of Auvergne, at the center of France. It is made by a family dairy where the cheese is hand salted. It is notable for being one of the creamiest, most dense, and most mild tasting blue cheeses from France. It has a slightly tangy, savory flavor. The pate is cream coloured with prominent blue veining. Its crumbly texture & soft fruity taste is best paired with a light red (Cabernet Franc) or a sweet white Bordeaux (Sauterne). Also enjoy with prunes, figs, or with a salad. Cut cheese, up to 5 lb.

Product Features

Quantity in stock Available for sale
SKU 121561
Packaging Wrap
Preparation Cut Cheese
Shelf Life Refrigerated 2 Weeks
Shipping Product is perishable and will be shipped via Overnight Shipping
Appropriate wines Vouvray mellow
Taste This cheese still has the cave odor and has a lasting taste of wine and fruits, extremely pleasant
Texture The rind is dry and yellow and wrapped in a grey velvet. Inside, the pate is creamy, moist, with faint hints of blue mold

Fourme D'Ambert Blue French Cheese

# 121561 by Fromage Marquis
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from 8 oz # 121561 In Stock
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This product is perishable and will be shipped by Overnight Shipping.

Approximate shipping time is 1 business day.

If you place the order now (before 11:00 AM EST), the closest possible date to receive your order is tomorrow, Sat, May 21st, 2022. (Extra charge for Saturday delivery is $16.00).