Sainte-Maure de Touraine

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This goat's milk cheese has a fresh aroma of hay and a lemony, acidic taste. Easy to recognize by the rye straw impaled in the cheese and covered with a combination of ash and salt. The more aged the Sainte-Maure, the firmer and flakier it gets. Perfect with dry white wines.

Origin Loire Valley, France

Production & Aging Hand-ladled curds that develops the thin, mottled mold rind over a period of 3-4 weeks. Aging 3 to 5 weeks

Appearance no thick, slipping skin, no soapy, goaty bite

Taste & Texture balanced tang with walnut aromas and a lemony finish

Wine Pairing Suggestions Chenin Blanc, Sancerre

Beer Pairing Suggestions Farmhouse Ale, Saison

Recipes Featuring Sainte-Maure de Touraine

Cheese Plate

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