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Cendré de Lune

Cendré de Lune

Fromagerie Alexis de Portneuf – Saint-Raymond



M.F. : 41% Moisture : 44%

This soft cheese with a bloomy rind is made from pasteurized milk and cream. This Brie has an aroma of fresh mushrooms and a peppery finish to its taste. Its delicately tart flavour matures to contain notes of butter and hot milk. This cheese ripens slowly from the outside in to develop a perfect creamy texture.

Inspired by the moon as a poetic symbol of beauty and good taste, the Cendré de Lune is covered in a fine vegetable ash to recreate the mythical appearance of moon dust.

The Cendré de Lune cheese is available from the cheese maker, at specialty grocery stores and cheese shops, and in most supermarkets.

Awards and distinctions

Among the most recent awards:

2014, 2013 & 2012 Sélection Caseus competition winner in the Bloomy Rind Cheese class, as well as 2013, 2012 & 2011 Prix du public Caseus winner.

2011 World Cheese Awards gold medal winner, in its class.

2011 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair cheese compeition Reserve Champion, in its class.


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 light

These lighter wines are known for their simple fruity scents, their refreshing quality and their subtle tannins. They should be enjoyed in their youth.

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