Époisses is a cheese from cow’s milk , soft, washed-rind.This cheese contains at least 50% fat, is refined by being rubbed with Marc de Bourgogne (local brandy) . Ivory , orange color is due to surface bacteria.
It smells mushroom, garlic and meaty. The flavor is strong and sweet, spicy and very distinctive, it melts in the mouth, leaving a thin creamy sensation on the palate.
Époisses is a intense aromatic and stinky cheese. Surprisingly red burgundy wines matching very well as a white wine try sauternes.
Pronunciation by Kenji75018