Soft Cheese

Cheeses such as Camembert. Generally, they ripened from their rinds leading to a breakdown of the interior, giving a sumptuous, creamy consistency.
1128 - Etoile de Gatine

Etoile de Gatine

A pretty star shaped French Goats milk cheese, with a soft interior and fudgy consistency and mild flavour.

Made in GAEC Fragnée in the Gâtine Poitou. GAEC stands for Groupement Agricole pour ‘Exploitation en Commun, which is a kind of cooperative.This superior farm cheese comes from the marshy Gatine area of Poitou.

The area is also known for its apple orchards. Raising goats is a local tradition, and the inhabitants are proud of their cheese making.

Etoile de Gatine is a pretty star shaped French Goats' milk cheese with a thin natural rind, a soft, fudge-like interior and a mild, clean and lactic flavour. If you prefer the distinctive delicate, fresh lactic goats flavour, it is best to eat these cheeses when they are relatively young, They become nuttier and more fudge-like with age.

Goat Unpasteurised PLU: 1128
per cheese

Key Facts

  • Country Made In France
  • Type of Milk Goat
  • Pasteurisation Unpasteurised
  • Vegetarian No
  • Organic No
  • Flavour mild and lactic
  • Accreditation None
  • Weight 120g

Store & Serve

Individual cheeses will carry their own Best Before/Use By Date, we endeavour to give a minimum of 7 days from the date the order is despatched

  • StorageKeep refrigerated.
  • Instructions for useServe at room temperature.
  • Recommended Drinkdry white wine


  • IngredientsGoats' Milk, Salt, Rennet, Dairy Cultures (Milk)
  • AllergensMilk
  • Nutritional Information
  • Typical Valuesper 100g
  • Energy kJ1202 kJ
  • Energy kcal290 kcal
  • Fat19.0 g
  •      of which saturates 14.45 g
  • Carbohydrates1.20 g
  •      of which sugars 0.55 g
  • Protein18.0 g
  • Salt1.50 g

  • Name & address of food supplierFromagerie de la Bonde de Gatine, La Fragnee 79310 Verruyes

These summary details have been prepared for information purposes only. While we have taken care in preparing this summary and believe it is accurate, it is not a substitute for reading the product packaging and label prior to use. Paxton & Whitfield is unable to accept liability for any incorrect information. If you require specific advice, please contact our mail order team on 01451 823460 or email

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