Our Featured Gourmet Artisanal Cheese
Coupole is a pasteurized goat's milk cheese with a unique shape and appearance. Vermont Butter and Cheese Company combined the technology of the Bijou and Bonne Bouche and the result is a milder cheese that has a dense and very creamy texture, especially the center, a sweet rind with a yeast flavor that increases as the cheese ages.
The small 6.5 oz. Coupole looks like a snow covered dome with a sprinkle of ash on the top; it is a delicate hand-shaped cheese. In 2011 this gourmet cheese was awarded a 2nd place and in 2012 a 1st place at the American Cheese Society Competition and in the UK at the World Cheese Awards Coupole obtained and a Silver Award in the Soft goats' milk cheese plain – mould ripened Class.
When the cheese is moved into the aging room the rind develops wrinkles around the sides of the cheese. This cheese can be eaten young read more...
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