Beaufort A.O.C.
Country of Origin/Region:
France - Savoie
Source of Milk:
Cow
Texture:
Hard
Cultured:
Soft Ripened
Culinary Uses:
Table cheese
Description:
Beaufort is a hard, rather sharp cheese made from cow's milk and is similar to gruyère. It is produced in the area around Beaufort located high in the French Alps in the Savoie region of France. It is this high altitude that endows Beaufort with its unique flavor.