Comté Fort St. Antoine Essex Selection 20-month
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Made in Eastern France in the cooperative dairies, named fruitières, of the Jura Mountains and aged in the renowned caves of the Fort St. Antoine by Marcel Petite. The Fort St. Antoine, along with 400 milk producers, 25 fruitieres, 3 head cellarmen successfully produce 110,000 Comté wheels for worldwide distribution every year. Comtè is a hard, pressed, cooked, cow's milk cheese made using raw cow's milk made from the Montbéliarde breed. It has similarities to Gruyere, with very deep, complex, long lasting flavor; always creamy, buttery, with notes of hazelnut. Aged for 20 months for a stronger, more complex flavor profile.