|Edel de Cleron Coupe - cow's milk soft cheese - 4.5 lb/2 kg, France.
In an authentic wooden box.
Simply called Edel de Cleron in the shops, it continues to ripen in the wooden box in which it is sold. This cheese is bound by a band of spruce, the scent of which permeates the cheese and gives it a distinct and pleasant aroma. The spruce band also help the cheese to keep its shape and should not be removed even when serving.
The surface of the cheese is moist and the rind golden and slightly reddish, with imprints of the cloth. The pale, yellow pate is creamy. It can be spread on bread or boiled potatoes.
Appropriate wines: New Beaujelais, Jura's wines, Champagne.
Fat in Cheese: 55%