Tête de Moine AOC

The Tête de Moine AOC, Fromage de Bellelay, is registered as a trademarked designation of origin: the milk must come from the region of origin and the cheese must be traditionally created and ripened there. The name stems from former friary Bellelay, located in the Swiss Jura.

Fromagerie Courtelary  2608 Courtelary

Type: medium-hard cheese  · Ingredients: non-silage cow’s milk, thermised
Shape: cylinder · Weight: 0.75 – 1.2 kg
Rind: smear-ripened, corny, with distinguished, regularly weak rind  ·  Holes: few, up to 6 mm
Flavour: substantial with weak rind- and hay-taste. Moderately salted slightly spicy.
Shelf life: 90 days
Suitable for: scraped for rosettes, cheese platters, aperitifs, dessert
ID: CH 4041

Fat content: about 53%
Firmness: min. 55 %

100g contain:

  • Caloric Value: 1735 KJ (415 kcal)
  • Fat: 35 g
  • Saturated Fatty Acids: 22 g
  • Carbohydrates: <0.1 g
  • Sugar: <0.1 g
  • Proteins: 25 g
  • Salt: 1.9 g