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Morbier's bark is worse than its bite. Though strongly aromatic, it has a surprisingly mild flavor with a nutty aftertaste, making it an ideal dessert cheese. Try Morbier with a sweet white or fruity red wine.

recipes featuring Morbier

Origin Franche-Comté, France

Production & Aging Aged at 4 to 8 weeks

Appearance Yellowish, moist and leathery rind with an ivory-colored paste that is distinguished by a dark vein of plant ash streaking through the middle

Taste & Texture Aromatic, creamy and surprisingly mild, with a nutty aftertaste

Wine Pairing Suggestions Beaujolais, Burgundy

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  • 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