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Figue

Figue
  • Made from unpasteurized goat's milk

  • Country of origin: France

  • Region: Provence

  • Type: soft, artisan

  • Texture: creamy and sticky

  • Rind: natural

  • Colour: white

  • Flavour: full-flavored, sour

  • Aroma: aromatic, milky

  • Vegetarian: no

  • Alternative spellings: Chèvre Figue à la Rose

Chèvre Figue à la Rose is a goat's cheese made in the French region of Provence. The name originated from the fact that it is produced and shaped like a fig. Made using unpasteurised milk, this cheese can be eaten at various stages of maturity, right from fresh to 2 months of affinage.  During the ripening process, it is regularly bathed in essential oils giving it a beautiful aroma of milk and rose. The pate, which is white, wet and soft, tastes slightly sour. After a month of affinage, Figue becomes sticky and the flavour, full-bodied. It can be eaten with a salad or at the end of a meal. Rose wines of Mourvèdre or Grenache grapes pair well with this cheese.

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