Morbier - Montboisse - cow's milk semi soft cheese, cut cheese - 1 lb/454 gr, France.
The rind of Morbier cheese is natural and rubbed, and the paste is supple and sweet. It is a mild cheese, originally made for personal consumption by the cheesemaker of Comte. Today, the black layer is a harmless vegetable product and purely decorative. The shape is round, with building sides and horizontal black furrow through the middle.
The paste is uncooked and pressed, the color is ivory to pale yellow.
Appropriate wines: Muscat, Jura's wines, some red light Burgundy wines.
Fat in Cheese: 45%