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 REBLOCHON
Description:
Reblochon was the first cheese of the Savoie region to be granted the AOC certification, in 1976. The cheese is made by mixing the milks of three different breeds of cow : abondance, tarine, and montbéliarde. The birth of this fascinating cheese is due to the ingenuity of the Savoie herdsmen. In the 13th century, the farmers were completely dependent on landowners who insisted that all the herd's milk was their property. At milking time, the herdsmen did not quite complete the milking. After the controllers had left, the herdsmen finished the milking. They "re-blochaient". From this the cheese was named Reblochon, made with the creamy milk of a second milking. The cheeses are put into a cellar to dry, and are turned every 2 days and washed with whey.

Texture:
From this process, the rind turns a orange-yellow with a velvety texture.
Taste:
Reblochon is a well-proportioned cheese with a nutty aftertaste that contrasts with a strong odour of the cellar. The creamy cheese often has a herbal aroma.
HOW TO EAT YOUR CHEESE
How to cut your cheese
Savoie white wine or Pommard
From Milk
Season for indulging
AOC in
1958
Weight
500 g
Affinage
2 to 4 weeks
Pate (dough)
Uncooked, pressed semi-hard cheese


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