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Epoisses de Bourgogne
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Epoisses de Bourgogne

Epoisses de Bourgogne is a soft cow’s milk cheese produced by Jacques Hennart in the village Époisses, France.  Commonly called as Epoisses, the cheese has creamy, chewy and firm texture. With a distinctive soft red-orange colour, it is categoried as a smear-ripened cheese washed in marc de Bourgogne. It takes at least 6 weeks to mature fully.

Despite its pungent smell, the cheese has a spicy, sweet and salty flavour. It goes well with Trappist beer and Sauternes.  

  • Made from cow's milk
  • Country of origin: France
  • Region: Côte-d'Or, Époisses
  • Type: soft, smear-ripened
  • Texture: chewy, creamy and firm
  • Rind: washed
  • Flavour: salty, spicy, sweet
  • Aroma: pungent
  • Producers: Fromagerie Lincet, Jacques Hennart

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