Marcel Petite/Essex Street Cheese


Comté is made from raw cow's milk exclusively in the Jura Mountains of France, It has been produced for over eight centuries and is France's most consumed cheese. Comté has a PDO (Protected Designation of Origin) which means the rules of production are strict. Everything from milk treatment, to breed, to geographic region and more, are defined. The texture of Comté is dense and smooth, and the flavors are complex. Our Comté is selected for us by the folks at Essex St. Cheese. They travel to the aging caves at Marcel Petite and taste every wheel to find the perfect Comté just for us. The flavor profile is herbaceous and fruity with hints of hay, fried onions, and hazelnuts. It ranges in age between 14-18 months.

Farm/Producer/Importer: Cooperative village dairies/Marcel Petite/Essex Street Cheese
Place: Franche-Comté, France
Style: Firm
Milk Type: Raw cow
Rennet: Traditional
Age: 14-18 months
Pairing: Chardonnay, Belgian beers

We only ship orders Monday-Wednesday to ensure your order arrives before the weekend.

Orders placed Wednesday-Sunday will ship the next Monday.

Because our products are perishable, all orders are shipped so they arrive within 1-3 days.

We require 24 hours to receive and process orders, as we cut, wrap, pack, and ship directly from our shops to your front door.

During December and other peak periods, we may require several days to process and deliver your order and will inform you of any unusual delays.

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Please note we are closed on Sundays and most holidays.

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