Roquefort Half Wheel

Gabriel Coulet
2/3 LB
1400
Veined blue cheese. Since 1872. Longer ripening period for more flavor (4 months min instead of the 3 months required by the PDO chart). 5 gold medals & 2 silver medals.

Roquefort needs little indtroduction, however did you know it was the first French cheese protected by the PDO label in 1925? Roquefort is a bastion of France's gastronomic heritage. Gabriel Coulet is a family dairy since 1872: 5 generations of ancestral know-how. 1st independent Roquefort producer (1 850 tons per year). Visual checks are performed at each production stage to confirm the Blue is evenly spread throughout. Gabriel Coulet Roquefort received 5 gold medals & 2 silver medals since 2004 at the renowned CGA as the best Roquefort cheese. The affinage is spent inside the Combalou mountain's caves, so called the "fleurine", for a minimum of 4 months (instead of the 3 months required by the PDO chart). Aspect: the cheese must be ivory, slightly velvety, regularly veined with intense blue-green mottling. With the olfactory receptors, the scent of curdled milk and Penicillium roqueforti must subtly emerge. Texture: unctuous, creamy, not crumbled. Taste: on the palate, let yourself be carried away by notes of full-bodied character, softened by the cream, and feel the gradual melting in your mouth. A delightful tale tells that a shepherd abandoned his herd of sheep and his dinner of bread and curds in the caves at Combalou to follow his sweetheart (a fairy). When he returned, the bread was covered in mould ans the curds had turned into blue cheese - the very first Roquefort!

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SKU 1400
Package Type Bulk
Brand Name Gabriel Coulet
upc 820581014001
Ingredients Sheep’s milk, salt, rennet, lactic starters, Penicillium roqueforti
Milk Source Sheep
Rennet Type Animal
Unit Size 2/3 LB
Dietary & Lifestyle GMO Free
Nutrition Facts
varie servings per container
Serving size
1OZ
calories
per serving
100
Amount/serving
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
9G
11%
Saturated Fat
6G
30%
Trans Fat
0G
Cholesterol
27MG
9%
Sodium
380MG
17%
Amount/serving
% Daily Value*
Total Carbohydrate
0G
0%
Dietary Fiber
0G
0%
Total Sugar
0G
Includes 1g Added Sugars
%
Protein
5G
Vitamin D
0MG
MG%
Calcium
600MG
MG%
Iron
0MG
0%
Potassium
0MG
0%
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
Contains:MilkMay Contain:Milk
Ingredients:Sheep’s milk, salt, rennet, lactic starters, Penicillium roqueforti
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