Fleur de Maquis
Fleur de Maquis means Flower of the Maquis - Maquis being the word to describe the dense vegetation, characteristic of Mediterranean coastal regions. The cheese is a tribute to the vegetation on the hilly island of Corsica. It is wrapped is a coating of wild herbs from the local maquis.
Fleur de Maquis is a semi soft, creamy and moist cheese with a mild, citrus flavour when young, which develops into a sweet, nutty taste as the cheese ages. It is aromatic and floral from the rosemary and sariette on the outside of the cheese.
This cheese is aged for 2 to 3 months and is made with raw ewes’ milk and traditional rennet.
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