Ripened in the age-old tradition, Doux de Montagne ( Doo deh Mon-than-yeh) originates from the Monts du Velay region of France. Its name, word by word, means "soft" or "smooth (doux)" and mountain (montagne). It is a delightful cheese, and matches well with ales, light sparkling wines, and champagne. Try it sliced on a sandwich, or as part of a cheese platter. It's also great as a snack before or after dinner.
Made from cow's milk, Doux de Montagne is easily recognized by its cottage loaf form. It is coated in an appealing bronze colored wax rind and has a mild, fruit taste with buttery flavors This creamy pale yellow cheese has a light and airy texture with tiny irregular holes.