L'Artisan Marcel 180g
Matthieu Megard grew up in the French Alps surrounded by classic Alpine cheeses. Soon after moving to Australia he set up his own dairy to share the cheeses from his childhood and home country with all of us ‘down under’.
In 2010 L’ Artisan Cheese – Organic was born and today, he produces a range of different styles of cheese, all of which are made by hand using selected Australian organic milk.
Marcel is a small, round, soft cheese inspired by the Saint Marcellin cheese found in the Rhônes-Alpes region of Eastern France. It is handmade with organic cow’s milk and has a geotrichum mould rind enveloping the soft white paste underneath. This paste gently ripens over time to form a rich, dense texture becoming oozy with age. The flavour is mildly earthy and savoury when young and is slightly firm to the touch. With time, Marcel’s stronger, full bodied flavour develops becoming deliciously soft and spreadable at room temperature. Perfect to enjoy on a warm crusty baguette with a glass of Pinot Gris.