Milk: Cow, Pasteurized Milk
Country: France, Haute Savoie Region
Accompaniment: Syrah, Chardonnay, Riesling, Champagnes
Beaufort has been celebrated since the Roman era. It takes about 500 litres (130 gallons) of milk to make a 40-45 kg wheel of Beaufort. Beaufort has a natural smear rind and is immediately recognizable by its inwardly-curving sides.Young cheeses have a mild fruity, sweet taste then the taste become stronger and complex.