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Comté Cheese Explorers' Collection- Anniversary Edition

A mouth-watering limited edition Comté collection to celebrate our 225th anniversary.

£40.00

Limited Edition Collection

Comté is the ultimate comfort cheese – an incredibly versatile cheese for your cheeseboard, cooking and snacking. It’s also an deeply historic cheese; made for over 10 centuries in Eastern France. As we’re celebrating our 225th anniversary in 2022, it seemed a perfect partnership to release this limited edition anniversary Comté Explorers’ Collection. A treat for your household and a great gift idea for foodies.

This exclusive selection contains three Comté varieties; 250g of our Comté Vieux, 250g of our Comté Jeune (usually only available to our chefs) and 250g of our best-selling Comté Androuet.

Three different age profiles of Comté for a fascinatingly delicious taste exploration at home. The collection also includes a packet of our handmade Farmhouse Butter Artisan Biscuits for Cheese, a 100% cotton embroidered Comté apron AND mouth-watering Comte recipe cards!

Contains:

Comté Vieux 250g: Aged for approximately 29 months in French caves; the flavour is nutty, full and rich, with fruity tones and more of the crunchy Tyrosine crystals formed during the aging of the cheese. 

Comté Jeune 250g: A younger Comté - perfect for cooking with. 

Comté Androuet 250g: A superior example of a Comte made to a traditional method, giving  a complex and fruity cheese with a supple texture.

Paxton & Whitfield Farmhouse Butter Biscuits 100g: These light and buttery biscuits are mellow & buttery - with a satisfying snap to accompany any style of cheese.

A 100% cotton, embroided Comté Apron and mouth-watering Comté recipe cards!

This limited edition Paxton & Whitfield 225th Anniversary Edition has been released in official partnership with the Comté team and is strictly limited to 70 boxes.

Your cheese is hand-cut and hand-wrapped to order by our expert cheesemongers in our biodegradable Paxton & Whitfield waxed paper and kept cool with reusable icepacks and 100% sheeps’ wool insulation. Select your delivery date when you go to checkout for a fresh, chilled arrival. You will be given the option to add a free, personalised Paxton & Whitfield branded gift card. 

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Contents

Aged Comte Cheese
Comté Vieux
We have sourced this very special Comté Vieux from our affineur in France . Aged for approximately 29 months in French caves; the flavour is nutty, full and rich, with fruity tones and more of the crunchy Tyrosine crystals formed...
Comté Jeune
Comté Jeune
This Comté Jeune is from the caves of the famed affineur Marcel Petite, this young Comte is perfect for cooking with. The 36 Marcel Petite 'fruitieres' ( cheese dairies) are medium sized and located mainly in the mountain areas....
Farmhouse Butter Biscuits for Cheese
Farmhouse Butter - Artisan Biscuits for Cheese
Farmhouse Butter - Artisan Biscuits for Cheese These light and buttery biscuits are mellow & buttery - with a satisfying snap to accompany any style of cheese. They are specially hand-made for Paxton & Whitfield by an artisan...
LIMITED EDITION
Comte Androuet Cheese
Comté Androuet
Comte is made in the Jura Mountains on the French side of the Swiss / French border. It is from the Gruyere family and is fairly similar to Gruyere itself, although lighter in character with more complexity and finesse. It is made using...