Fromager d'Affinois - cow's milk soft cheese with bloomy rind, cut cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, France.
The King of the creamy cheeses in the United States of America, this cheese is firm, creamy with a grainy feel. It has a delicate aroma and a slightly salty, mushroomy tang. The affinage takes two weeks and gives it a bloomy Brie-like crust, bone-colored paste, buttery texture, very rich, smooth, very big flavor.
Appropriate wines: Sancerre, white Burgundy, Sauvignon
Fat in Cheese: 30%