Swiss or French: Raclette Cheese becomes a highlight of meal when heated over a fire or hot grill. Raclette is a famous dish made by melting thin slices over broiled potatoes. The full nutty, sweet flavour rises to the surface. The cheese has got a thin, brownish-orange coloured rind and a pale yellow pate with a few and scattered open holes. It is has a very distinctive pleasant, aromatic smell with a creamy texture.
Comparable Cheese: Appenzeller, Morbier
- Rind: Natural
- Vegetarian: No
- Type: Semi-hard
- Pairing: Chablis, Pinot Noir