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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

Recipes Featuring Roquefort

Cheese Plate

Videos Featuring Roquefort