Epoisses is made in a small town in Burgundy, in France and is one of the great gourmet cheeses of France and of the world. Each gourmet cheese is covered in an edible reddish-brown coating, and underneath that coating is a creamy, soft, white interior with a daunting aroma that comes straight from the farm, often said it is a candidate for the top ten most pungent French cheeses. Epoisses is produced in small discs and is washed in Marc de Bourgogne as it ripens.
The flavor is deliciously rustic but also creamy and refreshing with sour lemons lingering on the palate. Because of the strong flavor and aroma of this cheese, it is best served on its own, rather than used in cooking. Truly a great French gourmet cheese, Epoisses must rank high on your list of great French gourmet cheeses to be both savored and appreciated.
Ingredients:Pasteurized cow's milk, salt, bacterial culture, rennet, marc de Bourgogne.