Sainte Maure de Touraine PDO

The king of goat cheeses in Touraine area


Sainte Maure is the king of Touraine goat cheese.


This cheese is easily recognized because it has a long straw that traverses the middle. The straw is placed there to facilitate handling of the Sainte Maure de Touraine.


The aroma is of walnut. The Sainte Maure de Touraine has a slightly salty taste and depending on the period of maturation, the savour is nutty.


A Saint Maure de Touraine farm cheese must have a thin, smooth rind with blue-grey moulding.


Ideal pairing with wine : Half dry vouvray (chenin grapes)


300 g
(10,5 Ozs)
Minimum 2 weeks

Pairing wine

Dry white wine: Sancerre (Sauvignon grape)

Light red wine: Saumur (Cab.-Franc, Cab.-Sauvignon grapes)

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