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Vieux Lille

Vieux Lille - cheese - fromage EUR Disponible Also known as "Puant de Lille or "Gris de Lille", this cheese is a ripened Maroilles soaked for three months in brine to give a slaty taste."Puant" means strong smelling and this cheese does have a putrefied smell. But the stronger it grows, the more the locals like it. It is said that northern miners ate this artisanal cheese down the pit. Fromages.com Avenue Vatel
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Also known as "Puant de Lille or "Gris de Lille", this cheese is a ripened Maroilles soaked for three months in brine to give a slaty taste."Puant" means strong smelling and this cheese does have a putrefied smell. But the stronger it grows, the more the locals like it. It is said that northern miners ate this artisanal cheese down the pit.
  
  
Season
Spring - Summer - Fall - Winter
Maturing
Minimum 3 months For US delivery maturing extended over 60 days

Entire

Weight
187 g (6,545 Ozs)

Pairing cheese and wine

Champagne