Vieux Lille

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.

Weight
187 g
(6,545 Ozs)
Maturing
Minimum 3 monthsFor US deliverymaturing extended over 60 days
Pieces
Season
Spring
Summer
Fall
Winter

Pairing wine

Champagne

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