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Beaufort Chalet Alpage Vieux

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Beaufort is of ancient origin. It has even been nicknamed "the Prince of Gruyères" by writer and gastronome Brillat Savarin.


That big wheel concave heel (unlike the county) weighs nearly 50 kg Its 15 cm high and manufacture respecting ancestral methods explain the presence of lainure after a long ripening.
The lainures resemble cracks in the thickness of the grinding wheel. Rind smooth, first yellow, becoming brown ocher. The use of whole milk allows the cheese to become soft and yellow fat. The ripening period is 3 months minimum.