Although Camembert is made throughout the world, only cheese made using cow’s milk from Normandy can be called Camembert Normand. Normandy is an area of northwest of France where cows graze on rich soil scattered with apple trees. Camembert has an earthy and nutty taste to it, but some claim to be able to taste hints of apple in it.
Country of origin: France
Region, town: Normandy
Source of milk: cow’s milk
Texture: creamy, soft ripened and supple
Flavour: buttery, creamy, smooth
Aging time: minimum 3 weeks
Serving suggestion: Silky and oozing on the plate they are delicious with a crispy piece of bread and some olives. Try sprinkling with a little oil and garlic slices and cook olive -This Camembert cheese is excellent roasted - Perfect for the picnic.
Wine Pairing: Camembert is best paired with a light red wine such as Beaujolais, Chenin Blanc, St Emilion, St Estephe or traditionally a glass of Normandy cider.