Our favorite Red pairing is Gamay Noir (young Comtè) or Bordeaux (mature Comtè).
Our favorite White pairing is Viognier (Condrieu).
Fully aged cheeses are often stiffy and hard with a nutty and salty flavor.
Fully aged cheeses match tannic Red Wines:
Fully aged cheeses match full bodied White Wines:
Fully aged cheeses pair well with Sparkling Wines:
Fully aged cheeses also pair well with Dessert Wines:
Comté is a cheese from the Franche-Comté region of eastern France.
It is made from unpasteurized cow's milk.
Comté is also called Gruyère de Comté.
The secret of a perfect match is to calibrate the texture and weight of both cheese and wine.
Look for berries and velvety tannins in red wines.
Look for similar nutty and creamy flavours in full bodied white wines.
Pairing locally is a great way to learn more about wine and cheese.