Description: From the Loire Valley, the Chabichou d'Antan is one of our most petite 'individual' pieces of goat cheese.
Each bonde (French for small cylinder) is made of half a gallon of pasteurized local goat milk. This takes 18 hours to set and drain into the DOP-approved size & shape. During that time the cheesemaker tends the cheese so that they keep their correct shape.
It is then aged for 10 days, during which time it starts to grow its wrinkly rind, but the cheese continues to age to its maximum of 2 months.
We get our Chabichou fresh, on a regular basis, and are no more than 3 weeks old. This means the rind still has a softness to it, and the taste inside is still mostly light, bright, and flowery, with a little zone under the rind a bit more creamy and thick.
The price is for each Chabichou. Each weighs around 6 ounces.