The Sainte Maure de Touraine can be recognized by its elongated log shape, crossed by a rye straw.
It has been one of the favorite cheeses of the French since the Middle Ages.
Then it is rolled in salted charcoal ash.
Suggestion: Smoked Pouilly
- Type of milk
- geographic origin
- Pays de Loire
- Fine ashy crust, white to ivory and smooth paste. A creamy rind under the rind appears when the cheese is more refined.
- Balanced, salty and tangy cheese, with a nutty aroma.
- Goat odor on the crust, lactic sweetness in the heart, dried fruit note.
- type of milk
- raw milk
- 15 to 25 days