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Mont d'Or AOP

      Mont d'Or PDO
      Vacherin
      Vacherin du Haut-Doubs













The history of making Vacherin dates back to around 200 years, but only since 1981, it has been controlled officially. Swiss people call this soft, washed-rind cheese as Vacherin du Mont d'Or, in France it is called Vacherin du Haut Doubs (or just Vacherin in local shops).



Description



Vacherin is made from pasteurised cow’s milk, which offers full-flavoured and slightly acidic taste. Cheese becomes almost liquid after maturation. It has a grayish-yellow blanched rind which has to be removed before eating it. This rare and luxury cheese is eaten like a Fondue.



Cooking



Vacherin is produced only during 15th August to 31st March. The cheese tastes delicious with wines such as Beaujolais Nouveau, Côtes du Jura and Champagne. It comes in a various shapes enclosed with a strip of spruce bark.




Certification



PDO (Protected Designation of Origin)(ES). Protected designation of origińe (PDO) stands for a product for which the principal steps for production are done following a well-established technique within the same geographical area, which gives the product its characteristics. Year of registration 1996

AOC (Appellation d'origine contrôlée)(Fr). Year of registration 1981


Organic production



  Partial


Vegetarian



  No


Dietary product



  No


Lactose-free product



  Partial



NUTRITIONAL VALUE




Calories



   280 - 288 kcal per 100 gr.


Protein



   17.6 - 18 gr. per 100 gr.


Fats



   23 - 24 gr. per 100 gr.


Fat in dry matter



   45 - 50 %


Carbohydrates



   0.5 - 0.671 gr. per 100 gr.


Salt



   1.13 - 1.25 gr. per 100 gr.


Saturated acids



   15.5 - 16.2 gr. per 100 gr.


Water



   54.1 gr. per 100 gr.



MACRONUTRIENTS




(Ca) Calcium



  700 mg. ( 20% )*


(K) Potassium



  120 mg. ( + 36% )*


(Mg) Magnesium



  30 mg. ( 14% )*


(Na) Sodium



  450 mg. ( 44% )*


(P) Phosphorus



  430 mg. ( 14% )*



Dietary element




(Cu) Copper



  70 mcg. ( 0% )*


(Mn) Manganese



  0.02 mg. ( 80% )*


(Se) Selenium



  5.8 mcg. ( 63% )*


(Zn) Zinc



  8 mg. ( + 100% )*


*(the difference from the average value)



Statistics



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