Vacherin Fribourgeois

Vacherin Fribourgeois is a Swiss AOC cheese from the Fribourg region of Switzerland. It is a semi-firm cows milk mountain cheese. Its texture is somewhat elastic with a straw colored pate and a rich, nutty flavor. It can replace the traditional Swiss mountain cheeses for fondue recipes but is also an ideal table cheese. There are six classifications of this cheese:

  • Classic - aged: 6-12 weeks
  • Extra - aged: at least 12 weeks
  • Rustic - aged: 12-25 weeks
  • Alpage - aged: 12-25 weeks
  • Mountain - aged 9-25 weeks
  • Bio (Organic) - aged at least 9 weeks

Country: Switzerland

Region: Fribourg
Texture: Semi-firm
Type of Milk: Cow
Aging time: At least 6 weeks
Pasteurized: No