This soft, triple-cream cheese with a bloomy rind is made with thermized cow’s milk. It will captivate you with its smooth and creamy, sometimes runny, texture that melts in your mouth, leaving strong hints of hazelnut, mushroom and mild butter on the palate.
Le Riopelle de l’Isle cheese is named after the famous painter Jean-Paul Riopelle, who happily lent his name to the cheese and one of his paintings to its label. Riopelle passed away a few months after this delicious cheese first went to market. One dollar from every round sold goes to a foundation for youth in the Île-aux-Grues community.
Le Riopelle de l'Isle is available from the cheese maker, at specialty grocery stores and cheese shops as well as in some supermarkets.
Awards and distinctions
2016 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair competition 3rd prize winner, Mold Ripened Cheese class (Brie, Camembert).
2015 Canadian Cheese Grand Prix finalist, in its class.
2010 Sélection Caseus Prix du Public Caseus award winner, Soft Cheese class.