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Camembert de Portneuf

Camembert de Portneuf
Photo Credit: La Maison Alexis de Portneuf Inc.
  • Made from pasteurized cow's milk

  • Country of origin: Canada

  • Region: Quebec

  • Family: Camembert

  • Type: soft, soft-ripened

  • Texture: creamy, soft-ripened and supple

  • Rind: bloomy

  • Colour: pale yellow

  • Flavour: buttery, creamy

  • Aroma: aromatic

  • Producers: La Maison Alexis de Portneuf Inc.

Camembert de Portneuf is a soft, bloomy rind cheese made in the style of Camembert from pasteurized cow's milk and cream. It has a thin, delicate rind with a creamy, supple and melting paste complemented by a fragrant, distinctive flavour. The cheese has been a 3rd prize winner at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair 2006. Pair a Bordeaux (red) or Blonde Ale to go with the creaminess of the cheese.

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