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Les Calendos

Les Calendos
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, smooth and supple

  • Rind: bloomy

  • Colour: cream

  • Flavour: creamy, full-flavored

  • Producers: La Maison Alexis de Portneuf Inc.

Les Calendos is a surface-ripened cheese made in the style of Brie/Camembert from pasteurized cow's milk and cream. It has a supple, smooth, velvety and homogenous creamy yellow paste that is covered with a beautiful white rind. Since the last twenty years, the cheese has been made in 1 kg wheels, so that it ripens less quickly and retains more of the fuller flavour and distinct aroma.

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