Gilles Coquelin

La Tomme de Savoie au Marc de Raisin

Gilles Coquelin
La Tomme de Savoie au Marc de Raisin

This cheese is made during the fall grapes harvest in the Savoie region in the French Alps. The Tomme (original cheese) is covered in a bucket by some Marc de Savoie, a liquor made out of grapes.

A video describing the process of doing the Marc de Savoie in French...

Type of milk: Cow (raw milk)

Available at Les Amis du fromage. Extraordinaire cheese store in Vancouver with a wonderful and knowledgeable staff!

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