Richer and creamier than Emmental, Beaufort has a flowery, herbal aroma and a sharp flavor. Great on a grilled cheese sandwich or in fondue, Beaufort goes well with a light, crisp white wine.
Origin Savoie, France
Production & Aging Cooked and pressed, aging varies from 5 to more than 12 months
Appearance Golden-yellow rind with a firm and supple paste
Taste & Texture A smooth, medium-hard paste and a rich, milky flavor with aromas of butter and honey
Wine Pairing Suggestions Bourgogne Blanc
Beer Pairing Suggestions Belgian Double
Similar Cheeses Comté, Tomme de Savoie