Norman cheeses 

The coutances

A coutances
A coutances

Description

Type Double-creme
Milk Cow. Pasteurised milk.
Aspect Cylinder (7,5 cm of diametre, 4,5cm thick).
200 gr.
60% of fat.
Thin white down rind
Region Coutances - Manche.

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History

This modern cheese has the same name as the beautiful town of Coutances (in the Manche department). It is produced by the "Compagnie des Fromages" and is sold in a brown cardboard box that recalls the traditional wood boxes.