Blue Cheese Wedge 4.5 oz
Saint Agur is one of France’s most famous blue cheeses. It combines the rich taste of blue veined cheeses with a unique creamy texture that melts in your mouth.
$7.49 per item
Saint Agur is one of France’s most famous blue cheeses. Its creamy texture and more subdued taste assertive than other blue cheeses, and truly set it apart. Just right for those who love the taste of blue cheese, but who prefer milder, creamier version to the traditional sharp blue.
Saint Agur, blue cheese, unique taste
Saint Agur set out to create a blue cheese that was much smoother than traditional blue cheeses. This creamy cheese’s characteristic flavor is allied to a smooth mouthfeel. It boasts the full taste of blue cheeses, without their sharp bite that may overshadow the pleasure for many cheese lovers. It has become a staple as both a gourmet ingredient and an easy-to-eat blue veined cheese.
Saint Agur, made from pasteurized cow’s milk
Saint Agur is a blue cheese made from pasteurized cow’s milk and ripened . During this time, it is pierced with needles to let the air flow inside the cheese wheel. This allows the blue mold (mushrooms) to expand thru the cheese with the oxygen thru its life
Saint Agur, prizewinner among blue cheeses
Saint Agur did not need an award to gain worldwide renown, but when competing with other blue cheeses, it still stands out from its peers. In the 2019 edition of the World Cheese Awards held in Bergamo, Italy, Saint Agur won a gold medal in the “blue cheese” category.
What to pair Saint Agur with?
Its creamy texture makes Saint Agur a versatile cheese. It can be enjoyed just as it is, on bread or crackers, and with fruity and strong red wines, which will complement its rich taste and will not be overpowered by this blue cheese. It is also great for burgers and gratins, but if you have a sweet tooth, pears and Saint Agur also make a unique and heavenly sweet and savory combination that will melt in your mouth.
Ingredients: Pasteurized milk, cheese culture, salt, penicillium roqueforti (harmless blue mold), animal rennet.
Once you receive and open your package place the cheese(s) in the refrigerator as soon as possible.
The Cheese Lover Shop guarantees a 14 days shelf-life once you receive the product.
In order to guarantee the quality of The Cheese Lover Shop’s products, we do not recommend freezing them as it may affect the taste and consistency.
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