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Comte cheese DOP

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Comté Cheese, matured for 18 months with Protected Designation of Origin. It is one of the most well known cheeses in France alongside Beaufort. Made the traditional way with unpasteurized cow's milk, and after maturing, it acquires medium strength flavors, with fruity notes in the summer and hazelnut in the winter. The pâte of Comté PDO is soft and smooth, lightly powdery, and creamy white in color, and the rind is very fine, and brown in color.

It is available in wedges of approximately 250 - 300g.

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Weight 250 - 300 grs aproximadamente
Milk Cow
Mature period 18 meses
Flavour intensity Medium to strong
Country France
Curdling agent Natural
Kind of milk Raw
Format Wedge

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18 Month Matured Artesan Comté PDO Cheese

Comté, also known as "King of the Cheeses", is an artesan cheese produced in the mountainous region of Franche-Comté, between Switzerland and Burgundy, in France. It is a very well-known cheese, and since 1952 has had Protected Designation of Origin, an emblem of its unparalleled quality.

It is made from unpasteurized cow's milk, which, when mature, acquires a flavor of medium strength that varies according to the season in which it is made, giving fruity notes in summer, or nutty notes in winter.

The minimum maturing time of this Comté is 18 months, in which the cheese takes on a very fine, brown rind, and a creamy, yellow pâte. The texture is slightly powdery, smooth and spongy.


Whether you're serving it on a raclette grill, in a fondue, or mixing it into fish or seafood dishes, it can be accompanied with a Merlot or Cabernet red wine to achieve a combination of exquisite flavours.

Al Queso is the best place to buy this artisan cheese.

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Comte cheese DOP

Comte cheese DOP

Comté Cheese, matured for 18 months with Protected Designation of Origin. It is one of the most well known cheeses in France alongside Beaufort. Made the traditional way with unpasteurized cow's milk, and after maturing, it acquires medium strength flavors, with fruity notes in the summer and hazelnut in the winter. The pâte of Comté PDO is soft and smooth, lightly powdery, and creamy white in color, and the rind is very fine, and brown in color.

It is available in wedges of approximately 250 - 300g.

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