crottin de chavignol

Crottin de Chavignol

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Younger Crottin is slightly moist and tangy. As it ages, this goat's milk cheese develops a pleasantly sharp flavor and a harder texture. Excellent heated and served atop salad greens, Crottin goes well with light, dry white wines.

recipes featuring Crottin de Chavignol

Origin Loire Valley, France

Production & Aging 2-4 weeks

Appearance In its youth, its dough is solid and compact, and its rind is white. As it ripens, the dough becomes crumbly and the mould on the rind matures into a bluish color.

Taste & Texture combination of textures, from a dense, fudgy center to a thin, delicate rind that surrounds a rich, unctuous creamline.

Wine Pairing Suggestions Sauvignon Blanc

Crottin de Chavignol


  • 1 soft cheese
  • 1 semi-soft cheese
  • 1 hard cheese
  • 1 blue cheese


  • Allow the cheese to come to room temperature before serving. It should take around an hour. Slice and arrange your cheese clockwise from mild to strong. Garnish with fruit, nuts and sliced baguette. 

Serves: 4