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Mimolette 24 months old

Mimolette 24 months old, cow milk cheese available to sell

This cheese is also known under the name of Boule de Lille. The reason being is that the cheeses were originally matured in cellars situated in the town of Lille. The method of production of the Mimolette is the same as the Dutch cheese Edam. Some say the cheese originated in Holland, others claim it was always produced in France. The truth probably lies in the fact that in the 17th century Colbert forbade the importation of foreign cheeses. The people in Northern France started producing their own. It was only in 1935 under a treaty between France and Holland that the Mimolette was officially recognized. The pate is semi-hard, pressed and has a colour of orange due to the natural Rocou colouring. The Mimolette is at its best after 18 months of maturing: the pate becomes hard and crumbly with a salty, perfumed taste. An excellent cheese for the kitchen, on a savoury appetizer, in salads either grated or in cubes.


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Matière grasse (%) : 26%
Ferment : oui
Traitement du lait : lait pasteurisé / Pasteurized milk / leche pasteurizada / Pasteurisierte Milch
Ingrédients : lait de vache pasteurisé, sel, ferments lactiques, présure / pasteurized cow milk, salt, lactic ferments, rennet / Leche pasterizada de vaca, sal, fermentos lácticos, cuajo / Pasteurisierte Kuhmilch, Salz, Milchsäurebakterien, Renne
Allergènes : rocou (E160b) lysozyme (E1105) / rocou (E160b) lysozyme (E1105) / rocou (E160b) lysozyme (E1105)

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6 monthsFor US deliverymaturing extended over 60 days


200 g (7 Ozs)

Pairing cheese and wine

White wine: Riesling (Riesling grape) Red wine: Châteauneuf-du-Pape (Grenache Noir, Syrah grapes)


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