The sharp, nutty, fruity taste of Mimolette also includes sweet hints of butterscotch. Its brilliant orange color makes it the focus of any cheese platter. Try Mimolette with a rustic red wine or ale.
Origin Pas-de-Calais, France
Production & Aging A pressed, cooked cheese of four different ages—3, 6, 12, or 24 months
Appearance Hard and in the shape of a cannonball (about 8" in diameter) with a unique, pitted, crusty rind of brownish color tinged with orange
Taste & Texture Hard and orange, when aged the paste has a complex, nutty-fruity flavor with hints of butterscotch
Wine Pairing Suggestions Cahors
Beer Pairing Suggestions Belgian Triple, Bock, Porter, Stout