French traditional cheese, Le Grand Brie is a soft, creamy, buttery cheese. Le Grand Brie has a creamy texture and a rich, buttery, fruity flavour. Not forgetting that its bloomy white rind is considered to be a delicacy to the crowd.
Country of origin: France Region, town: Normandy, Livarot Source of milk: Cow's Milk Texture: Creamy, soft ripened and supple Flavour: Buttery, creamy, smooth Aging time: 5 - 8 weeks
Serving suggestion: Brie cheese can be eaten straight off or added in a crusty baguette and ham.
Wine Pairing: Very versatile Le Grand Brie Cheese pairs well with a Fruity reds such as a ripe 'cru' Beaujolais from a good vintage such as 2015, a fruity dry rosé (lovely on a picnic), a creamy, subtly oaked chardonnay (even a posh white Burgundy) or a blanc de blancs champagne or chardonnay-based sparkling wine.