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Bergues

  • Made from unpasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: France

  • Region: Bergues

  • Type: semi-hard

  • Fat content: 15-25%

  • Texture: smooth

  • Rind: washed

  • Flavour: subtle, sweet

  • Aroma: aromatic

  • Vegetarian: no

Bergues is a washed rind cheese from the historical Flanders proivnce in Nord-Pas de Calais region of France. Made from cow's milk, Bergues cheese has been made in Flanders for the centuries. After refining in wet cellars for 2 months, it is sent to wash in salted water and beer for 3 weeks. When matured, it offers delicious flavour, little brown or mushroomy rind and amazingly white paste. The fat content is around 15 - 25%. This disk shaped and soft textured cheese can be enjoyed throughout the year. Pair it with Light red wines or beer.

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