Langres is a French soft cheese made exclusively from cow's milk and rennet in the plateau of Langres, in the region of the Champagne Ardenne.
Very similar to the Epoisses cheese, this smear ripened washed rind cheese is normally produced in small dairy farms, unfortunately, today, more and more rarely, directly, from farms (fromage fermier).
It has a characteristic conical shape with a central depression, called fountain.
The aging proceoss of Langres cheese takes up to three months in damp cellar, where it undergoes frequent cleaning with brine and Annatto which give the crust the typical yellow-orange color.
The Langres name first appeared in a song composed by the prior of the Dominicans in Langres in the XVII century, and about a century later, in a document describing particular dairy processes.
It has been awarded the Appellation d'origine contrôlée (AOC) since 1991.
When mature, Langres cheese taste is strong. It gets a quite sharp, fruity and nutty smell, and a soft yet firm texture.
Langres Cheese Wine Pairing
For ist organolpetic characteristics, Langres is normally paired with great red wines such as Pinot Noir or Cabernet, however in order to achieve better digestibility, you can serve it with a more delicate white wine, such as a nice demi-sec Vouvray, or a or white or rosé demi-sec Champagne.
Langres Cheese: How to Serve
How to eat Langres cheese? Eat it as is, including the rind that is edible, or baked seasoned with some herbs.
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