mont d’or

Mont d’Or

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Mont d'Or has a distinctively woodsy taste and pungent aroma. This thick, creamy cheese is often sold in spruce boxes and is wonderful served warm and melted. Enjoy Mont d'Or with a light wine, red or white.

recipes featuring Mont d’Or

Origin Franche-Comté, France

Production & Aging Washed rind, aged 5 to 7 weeks

Appearance Dusted white rind with streaks of orange encasing a pale, off-white paste

Taste & Texture Sweet and mild flavor, soft and runny texture

Wine Pairing Suggestions Bold White Wines

Mont d’Or


  • 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