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Vacherin Mont-d'Or AOP

      Vacherin Mont-d'Or PDO

This inimitable soft cheese is produced and ripened among the dark forests and rich pastures of the Jura mountains in the canton of Vaud. For more than a century it has been made here in small local cheese dairies. The cheese is finished in the traditional cellars where it develops its flavour with the distinctive taste of tanin drawn from its girdle of local pine bark. Vacherin Mont-d’Or Switzerland is a seasonal cheese, enjoyed from the end of September to April. Just as with great wines, to allow its flavour to fully emerge it must be allowed to «breathe» at room temperature for a few hours before eating. When it is ready it becomes slightly runny and to enjoy its smooth, creamy, texture it is best eaten with a spoon. Connoisseurs also appreciate it as a dessert, or as an evening meal served with jacket potatoes or crusty bread.


The melt-in-the-mouth, thick, creamy texture of the cheese really comes into its own when it is served on a spoon at room temperature.


Vacherin Mont-d’Or AOP makes an excellent dessert cheese and gourmets also love eating it warm, prepared in the oven, to accompany small potatoes or crispy bread.


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 2003



Dietary product


Lactose-free product




   288 kcal per 100 gr.


   17.6 gr. per 100 gr.


   24 gr. per 100 gr.

Fat in dry matter

   45 - 50 %


   0.67 gr. per 100 gr.


   1.13 gr. per 100 gr.

Saturated acids

   15.5 gr. per 100 gr.


   54.1 gr. per 100 gr.


   57 %


(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)


27,6 -  Individual visits per month (average)
1764 -  All individual visits
20 02 2017 -  Date of publication of this article

Vacherin Mont-d'Or PDO. Foto № 1
Vacherin Mont-d'Or PDO. Foto  № 2

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