Le Bleu de Brebis Charlevoix
Le Bleu de Brebis de Charlevoix is a strong blue cheese with a greyish rind and plenty of blue veins in its yellow-beige interior. It features sharp mushroom and cream aromas and reveals a pungent, slightly salty and bitter taste. Introduced in 2009, Le Bleu de Brebis de Charlevoix is made with milk from the Dufour Family’s ewe herd.
|Cheesemaker||Maison Maurice Dufour|
|Type of milk||Sheep’s milk|
|Type of paste||Blue-veined|
|Type of rind||Natural|
|Formats||• Fixed weight 6 x 100 g (#10105)|
WINNER: BLUE CHEESE MADE OF EWE’S MILK OR MIXED MILK, CRUST WASH OR NATURE
Food and wine pairing
Spread small pieces of this cheese on a salad of bitter foliage (watercress, endives, even radicchio) and pear or apples.
Origin of milk / Treatment: sheep’s milk
Ripening: 5 months
Shelf life: 60 to 75 days (whole wheel)
Ingredients: Made with sheep’s milk, salt, rennet, bacterial culture, P. Roqueforti
Maison d’Affinage Maurice Dufour
An amateur agronomist, visionary and nature lover, Maurice Dufour patiently and authentically produces his fine cheeses. Being one of the pioneers in the micro-cheese dairy field in Quebec, Maurice creates quality artisanal cheeses that have earned him the reputation he has today. Using mountain-sourced spring water and sheep milk from their flock, the Maurice Dufour Cheese Refinery makes no compromises when it comes to sourcing its raw materials.