Dairy
St Mamet Cantal Entre Deux AOP 35kg

Product Profile:

Name Cantal Entre Deux AOP 
Producer Fromagerie St Mamet
Origin France
Milk Stock Cow
Format Large wheel
Size 35kg random weight
Minimum Order 1kg cut (approx)
Qty Per Box Single wheel

Description:

One of the oldest French cheeses, Cantal was originally produced by putting the curd into le formage, the wooden cylinder that is believed to be the origin of the French word for cheese - fromage. Each wheel of cheese is identified with a metal badge embedded in the rind and stamped with the official AOC logo to ensure authenticity.

When young, the cheese is moist, open textured & springy with a slight tang on the palate. With age it becomes more like mature cheddar with great depth of flavour. The cheese is released as jeune when it is at least 30 days old. When it reaches 6 months it has developed a robust personality and is categorised as vieux. Between 2 and 6 months the cheese is called entre-deux (between the two). At this stage the cheese is dense, moist and buttery and the flavour is enhanced by the addition of salt during curing of the curd. 


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