Rich, crumbly and moist, Roquefort is known as the King of the Blues. It features a balanced, savory, salty flavor that's delicious on its own, as an accent in salads, or as perfect ending to a meal with nuts and figs, especially with a sweet dessert wine.
Origin Midi-Pyrénées, France
Production & Aging Aged in the caves of Mont Combalou for 3–9 months
Appearance Round wheel, the paste is ivory white with holes and blue-green mold
Taste & Texture Crumbly and moist, with a zesty and creamy taste
Wine Pairing Suggestions Banyuls, Madeira, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Red Zinfandel, Sauternes, Sherry
Beer Pairing Suggestions Imperial Stout, Porter, Stout
Similar Cheeses Bleu d’Auvergne, Fourme d'Ambert