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Comté du Haut-Doubs 8 months PDO

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Made from Jura alpine milk, without any additives or coloring, with a nutty taste

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Les conseils du fromager

Tips from the cheese maker

Always keep the cheese in its original paper for a longer conservation, you can taste it with dried fruits, honey, fresh nuts.

*Waste reduction objective - Vacuum packing of products is left to the discretion of the cheese maker

  • Refrigerated transport between 0 and 4 degrees Refrigerated transport between 0 and 4 degrees
  • Free shipping from 60€ in France and from 120€ in Belgium and Spain Free shipping from 60€ in France and from 120€ in Belgium and Spain
  • Delivery in 24h - 48h Delivery in 24h - 48h
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  • Recyclable packaging! Recyclable packaging!

From the Gruyere family, Comté cheese is a raw milk cheese made from partially skimmed cow's milk with a soft and creamy paste. Comté cheese is made in an artisanal way, from raw milk of cows of the French Montbéliarde or Simmentale breed. The cows are fed exclusively on grass and hay. Fermented products are forbidden in the dairy herd's diet. The farming system of this Jura cheese is extensive. The rind of Comté cheese, grained on the surface, can be golden yellow to brown. The cheese wheel is cylindrical in shape and 8 to 13 cm high; its heel is straight or slightly curved, its weight from 30 to 48 kg. The variability of the maturation period of Comté cheese means that at any time on the market it is possible to obtain Comté cheeses of different seasons. The summer Comté cheeses have more diversified and fruity aromas, while the winter Comté cheeses (light-colored) are characterized by more pronounced "hazelnut", vegetable or roasted nuances. Choosing a Comté cheese : It is not possible to sum up in a few words the incredible diversity of taste that characterizes Comté. Some are indeed more salty than others, some are very sweet, very milky, others very rich in roasted aromas, but never a single word will be able to restore the subtlety of each aromatic bouquet. It is always a pity to hear Comté cheese presented through its eternal qualifiers (fruity, salty, sweet) but perhaps it should be admitted that certain emotions, certain experiences are lived much more than told. Summer Comté or Winter Comté? The first one can be recognized by its more intense yellow paste than the second one, which is more ivory. Summer Comté cheese is made from the milk of cows that graze in the meadows. Fresh grass is rich in carotene, and because Comté is one of the few cheeses that does not contain coloring agents, it restores this original difference. Summer Comté is often attributed a greater organoleptic richness. But the season is not everything. You have to breathe in the scent of hay to understand the fine aromas that a winter Comté cheese can give you. Each wheel of Comté cheese is rated out of 20 points. This notation sanctions the taste but also the physical aspect of the cheese. Cheese wheels that score above 15 points receive a green stripe. Wheels that score between 12 and 15 points receive a brown stripe, and it is important to note that this brown stripe may be a slight defect in the appearance of an otherwise excellent cheese. Wheels that do not reach a score of 12 are downgraded. Green or brown, both are authentic Comté cheese with a minimum age of 4 months. The color of the band has no relation with the age of the cheese.

2017-10-20

Data sheet

Milk
raw milk cow's milk
TEXTURE
melting
ALLERGEN
Milk
GRASSE MATERIAL
30 %
PROVENANCE
Haut-Doubs
SEASON
all year round
INTENSITY
Soft
APPELLATION
PDO

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Lydie M. published the 12/03/2023 following an order made on 06/03/2023

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Aurelie L. published the 22/01/2023 following an order made on 11/01/2023

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Gérard T. published the 25/12/2021 following an order made on 11/12/2021

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Anonymous customer published the 16/11/2021 following an order made on 04/11/2021

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Etant natif de la Bresse et pas loin du Jura, je suis toujours un "adepte" de ce fromage !!!

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Anonymous customer published the 14/11/2021 following an order made on 29/10/2021

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Anonymous customer published the 14/03/2021 following an order made on 10/03/2021

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