Name: Camembert

Country Of Origin: France

Region: Traditionally Normandy, almost everywhere now

Milk Type: Cow’s Milk

Pasteurised/Unpasteurised: Pasteurised and Unpasteurised

Style: Soft


Camembert is described as having a milky sweet taste when it is young but as it matures it gains a rich, buttery flavour.



A French classic, Camembert dates back to the 18th century, when it was first produced in Normandy.  Made with cow’s milk, the cheese has a sweet taste when it is young, maturing into a rich, buttery cheese over time. Enjoy its soft texture and subtle flavours of mushroom, egg, nuts, milk and even fruit! Try it with Chenin Blanc or Beaujolais wine. It’s also spot-on with a glass of your favourite cider.  


Pairing Recommendations

Camembert is paired best with a light red wine such as Chenin Blanc, St.Emilion, and Beaujolais or with a glass of traditional Normandy Cider.




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