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In our articles, we have a strong focus on the best cheeses to pair with a variety of different foods. However, just for a moment, we are taking a step back from the cheese part of our best cheese pairings to focus on the most classic cheese pairing of them all, wine – in particular, Pinot Gris. What is Pinot Gris/ Pinot Grigio? Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are popular white wine choices all around the world. Best known for their light, crisp texture, as well as their clean and easy to drink flavour. A unique flavour profile provides a great basis to pair your wine with a variety of different cheeses. Before we get into the best cheeses for your wine, let us take a look at the similarities and the differences between Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio. The Similarities: Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are the same grape…

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what is langres cheese

Discovering new and interesting cheeses expands our minds and allows us to try unique and different flavours. In this article, we take a look at the French cheese Langres. What is Langres Cheese? Langres is a semi-soft cow milk cheese. It is produced in the Champagne-Ardenne region in France, specifically in the town of Langres. Langres is a washed-rind cheese, with a bright orange rind. It is strong, salty and spicy in flavour. Matured for 5-8 weeks, each wheel is small and weighs 180g. Langres Flavour and Texture: Although Langres is a washed rind cheese, it is very mild in comparison to other cheeses in its family such as Epoisses and Munster. However, the flavours are comparable, it is still salty, spicy and pungent in flavour. The savoury and earthy flavours are typical for soft French cheese.Langres texture is dependent on how long it was matured for. It will have…

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