Creamy, Pierre Robert

 
 
$23.76
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Size:
1.1LB
Milk Type:
Cow
Flavor:
Mild
Texture:
Soft
Wine Pairing:
Burgundy, Cotes de Nuits
Country of Origin:
France
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Pierre Robert cheese is a triple crème cheese made in the southern region of France. Its triple crème title means that during the cheese making process, extra cream was added to make the texture richer and creamier. The base of this cheese is the same as a Brillat-Savarin but one extra week of time spent aging in the Rouzaire caves has made a world of difference.

The rind of this cheese is velvety white and is not edible, but inside, the paste of the cheese has a whipped moussey texture. The flavor can be described as buttery with a slight, crème fraiche like tang.

This is not a cheese for cooking, but for enjoying. Use it as the center piece of your cheese platter when you really want to impress your guests with a bit of extravagance. It pairs well with breads and crackers for spreading and is delightful topped with a spoonful of honeyed walnuts. 

If you are looking for a wine pairing, champagnes and Muscat are both highly recommended. 

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Upon receipt of your order the ice pack may no longer be frozen. This is expected and should not be the cause of alarm. The cheese should be cool to room temperature. Once rewrapped and stored properly the cheese will last up to 3 weeks.

For optimal storage allowing the cheese to breathe and retain moisture wrap the cheese in wax paper, plastic wrap or tin foil upon arrival.

A - Bloomy rind, tomes, hard or dry rind cheeses - wrap only the cut surface in plastic wrap, leaving the rind exposed so the cheese can breathe.

B - Blue cheeses should be wrapped securely in tin foil.

C - Washed rind cheeses should be wrapped in wax paper.

D - Small cheeses such as goat’s milk crottin should be wrapped in wax paper.

E - Soft cheeses store well in waxed paper or sealed containers.

Store your cheese in a cool, damp place such as a wine cellar, larder, wine cabinet, or in the vegetable drawer of your refrigerator (the warmest part of the refrigerator).

As a general rule, aged hard cheeses last longer than softer, less aged varieties.

For the fullest flavor it is recommended to bring cheese to room temperature before serving.

* See cheese label for proper storage recommendations

To ensure product quality all cheese will ship overnight May 1 through October 1 due to warm summer temperatures.

October through May all cheese will ship 2nd Day, with an Overnight option available at an additional charge.