Type of Milk:
Cow. Epoisses sold in the United States is pasteurized.
France, Burgundy region
Washed rind, bathed in brine and alcohol
Stinky, salty, and meaty
Uses and Pairing:
The gooey texture and full flavor is best with the crusty texture and mild flavor of a baguette. Pair with the dessert wine like Sauternes
, or a big California Cabernet
. The saltiness in the cheese can also taste great with a nice cold beer.