Bi-caillou is a soft, farmhouse, unpasteurised, Alpine goats' milk cheese from the Corrèze département of the Limousin region of France. It is matured for 3-5 weeks, weighs 80g, is 7cm in length and is produced from spring to autumn.
The milk is renneted at 18-23°C, then hand moulded and drained. It is then salted, coated in ash and left to dry. It has a fine grey rind which is sprinkled with bright yellow flowers and a smooth white interior. It has a goaty aroma with hints of undergrowth, and has a subtle flavour with floral notes.
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