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Cantonnier St-Raymond
Cantonnier St-Raymond

Cantonnier St-Raymond

Fromagerie Alexis de Portneuf – Mont-Laurier

Laurentides


Semi-soft

M.F. : 30% Moisture : 45%

This is a semi-soft, uncooked pressed cheese with a smooth, pinkish-copper washed rind, which with repeated washings becomes stickier with age. Made from pasteurized milk, the cheese is surface-ripened for several months to develop a complex aroma. Its cream-coloured interior melts in your mouth and has a full, lingering and effervescent flavour of fruity cream and fresh, refreshing, somewhat tart apples, with notes of farm-fresh milk and a hint of hazelnut.

Cantonnier St-Raymond is available from the cheese maker, at specialty grocery stores and cheese shops, and in most supermarkets.

Awards and distinctions

2016 Sélection Caseus competition finalist, in the Semi-soft Cheese with a Washed, Mixed or Natural Rind class.

2015 2nd prize winner and 2006 1st prize winner at the British Empire Cheese Show, Smear Ripened Cheese category.

2010 3rd prize winner at the American Cheese Society competition, in its category.


Accompaniments

Aromatic and mellow

These dry wines are characterized by fairly strong aromas of spice, toast or exotic fruit. In the mouth, they carry a rich and well-balanced texture.

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Fruity and medium-bodied

These medium-bodied wines have a more intense colour, a rich nose dominated by fruit aromas and present but subtle tannins.

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