The Gratte-Paille (Straw-Scraping cheese)
Rich and creamy, the King of Triple-Cream Cheeses
Our Gratte-Paille is made from raw cow milk, and has a beautiful bloomy crust and a soft, tender paste. It has a soft, milky flavour with buttery, slightly salty notes and a creamy smooth and deliciously runny texture. The longer the maturation period, the creamier the cheese.
The name of this veritable triple cream cheese is derived from the path lined with bushes that would cause straw to fall from the chariots as they passed by: buisson Gratte-Paille, or straw-scraping bush, situated close to the meadows where the cows graze. The cheese is also laid out on a bed of straw to mature, leaving a visible imprint on the rind.
Profile and character :
soft pâte with flowery crustiness
For the Gratte-Paille to retain all its flavour and texture, keep refrigerated between 4 and 8°Cc. To enhance the flavour it needs to be left at room temperature for 30 minutes before tasting.
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