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Reblochon de Savoie AOP

      Reblochon PDO













Reblochon AOC is a semi-soft, washed-rind and smear-ripened mountain cheese that originated at the heart of the massif des Aravis, in the Thônes region of Haute-Savoie in France. The cheese was decreed as an A.O.C. cheese in 1958 and therefore is subject follow to strict rules and regulations. It is a lightly pressed, uncooked cheese, made from full-cream unpasteurised milk. Thirteenth century fables tell of Savoie herdsmen who carried out an incomplete milking of the cows in order to reduce their ‘taxable’ production of milk. After the rent was paid to the landowners, they went back to ‘remilk' (reblocher) the cows. The second milking of cows yielded a milk rich in fat and was used to make Reblochon.



Description



Reblochon features a fine velvety rind, varying from yellow to orange in colour. The close textured pate is very smooth, supple and ivory in colour. Farmhouse cheese discs are matured for at least two weeks, during which the cheese develops an edible light beige crust and buttery dough. Reblochon has a slight scent of the cellar and a mild fruity taste with an intense nutty aftertaste.



Cooking



Its delicate and subtle flavours go well with a glass of Savoie wine. The cheese is excellent on the cheeseboard or can be melted on baked potatoes. Reblochon also features as a classic ingredient in one of the Alps' best-loved dishes, the Tartiflette.




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 1958


Vegetarian



  No


Dietary product



  No


Lactose-free product



  No



NUTRITIONAL VALUE




Calories



   330 kcal per 100 gr.


Protein



   20.8 gr. per 100 gr.


Fats



   27.6 gr. per 100 gr.


Fat in dry matter



   45 %


Carbohydrates



   0.09 gr. per 100 gr.


Salt



   1.2 gr. per 100 gr.


Saturated acids



   16.9 gr. per 100 gr.


Water



   47.7 gr. per 100 gr.



MACRONUTRIENTS




(Ca) Calcium



  493 mg. ( 44% )*


(K) Potassium



  104 mg. ( + 18% )*


(Mg) Magnesium



  20.2 mg. ( 42% )*


(Na) Sodium



  477 mg. ( 41% )*


(P) Phosphorus



  324 mg. ( 35% )*



Dietary element




(Cu) Copper



  110 mcg. ( + 57% )*


(Fe) Iron



  0.32 mg. ( 68% )*


(Se) Selenium



  5.1 mcg. ( 67% )*


(Zn) Zinc



  4.44 mg. ( + 11% )*



VITAMINS




(B9) Folatsin..



  25 mcg. ( + 32% )*


*(the difference from the average value)



Statistics



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Reblochon PDO. Foto № 1
Reblochon PDO. Foto  № 2



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