Epoisses is a cheese with a strong presence, a cheese that is a candidate for the top ten most pungent French cheese. This French gourmet cheese is one of the country's greatest and may be most known - aroma wise.
Epoisses is produced in small discs and is washed in Marc de Bourgogne as it ripens, resulting in a cheese with an edible reddish-brown coating. Underneath that coating is a creamy, soft, white interior with a overwhelming aroma. Epoisses' flavor is delicious - don't judge the cheese at the moment you open the package - allow the cheese to come to room temperature and savor the creamy flavor with with sour lemons lingering on your tongue.
Because of the strong flavor and aroma of this cheese, it is best served on its own, rather than used in cooking. Truly a great French gourmet cheese, and when your guests are cheese connoisseurs they will appreciate this French gourmet cheese.