This superb artisan blue cheese has a clean, forceful flavour with strong saltiness and melt-in-the-mouth feel. It has a moist, soft, ivory and blue pate with a crumbly texture. Granted its PDO Status in 1925, it is a timeless classic and a winner on any cheese board.
La Pastourelle co-operative is working closely with local dairies and the result is this great artisan Roquefort cheese. Roquefort can only be classed as such if it has been ripened for 6 months in the natural caves of Mont Combalou in the commune of Roquefort-sur-Soulzon. Perfectly accompanied by a glass of sweet Sauternes.
Milk Type: Ewe
Cheese Type: Blue veined soft cheese
Suitable for Vegetarians: No
Rind Type: Natural rind
Country of Origin: France
Region: Roquefort Causses
Producer: La Pastourelle co-operative
Produced by: La Pastourelle co-operative
Known as the King of Blue Cheeses, Roquefort was the first French cheese to be granted the AOC in 1925. Roquefort La Pastourelle is the only Roquefort produced by a dairy co-operative in this region. Around 75 local dairies are supplying the co-operative in order to create this much loved blue cheese.
Sold by: Jules Artisan Food
LAST ORDER DATES FOR MOTHER'S DAY DELIVERY FROM THIS MERCHANT
Express: Order by 8pm on 23rd March
We aim to complete all orders received before 12 noon for a next day delivery unless you have requested a different delivery date. Orders received after 12 noon will be prepared and dispatch the following day for a delivery the day after.
Because most of our goods are perishable, your order will be packed in an insulated cardboard box filled with ice packs. We send goods by overnight carrier to destinations on the GB mainland only for a delivery by 16.00. We can deliver to your home or place of work, and to the home or work-place of your relatives, friends or colleagues. We must have a complete post code and telephone number for every delivery address. We can deliver on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Because most of our products are perishable, we highly recommend that you provide us with an alternative delivery instruction for any private address; such as "leave in porch/on step/with a neighbour/behind the bins".
Please take great care when stipulating delivery locations, addresses and dates, because once these have been entered and you have received a confirmation email for your order, they cannot be changed.
Please make sure your order is stored in refrigerated storage/fridge as soon as it has been delivered.
Made from cow's milk.
|Typical value||Per serving (330g)||Per 100g|
|Energy Content (kj)||–||1507|
|Energy Content (kcal)||–||364|
|- of which saturates (g)||–||21|
|- of which mono-unsaturates (g)||–||9|
|- of which sugars (g)||–||0|
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