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Chèvre noir

Chèvre noir
Photo Credit: Fromagerie Tournevent (Damafro)
  • Made from pasteurized goat's milk

  • Country of origin: Canada

  • Region: Quebec

  • Family: Cheddar

  • Type: hard, artisan

  • Fat content: 28%

  • Texture: crumbly

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: white

  • Flavour: fruity, sweet

  • Aroma: mild

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Producers: Fromagerie Tournevent (Damafro)

Fromagerie Tournevent in Chesterville, Quebec, Canada, makes Chèvre noir cheese. Cheddar type cheese with black wax coating and firm texture available in brick form. Made from pasteurised goat’s milk, requires an aging period of around 1 year with 42% humidity. Also a special version, which is aged for 2 yrs or more, is available in some selected stores. Not at all bitter or spicy. Full flavoured mouth watering with a hint of crunch and caramel, comes with an evocative smell. Contains 27% fat. Sold in almost all grocery shops and restaurants.

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