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Cheese: Tomme de Savoie

Posted: June 26, 2000

Tomme de Savoie

Cheese: Tomme de Savoie
Country: France
Milk: Cow

Tomme de Savoie is made in Savoie and Haute-Savoie near the Swiss border. Tomme means "piece" and can also be know as a generic term for semi-hard cheese made by specialty artisans.

The rind is supposed to be hard and powdery with a gray-brown hue. The paste is straw colored and slightly salty with a mild aroma.

Wine: Merlot, Nebbiolo

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