|Country of Origin||France|
|Classification||Aged fresh, Semi-soft, Aristan|
|Milk||Unpasteurized cow’s and goat’s milk|
|Weight and shape||80 to 120 g (3 to 4 oz), Disk|
|Size||Diameter 6 to 7 cm (2.5 to 3 inches), Height 2 to 3 cm (0.75 to 1 inch)|
|Aroma||Fermented, pungent, acute|
|Taste||Strong, bittersweet, yeasty, spicy|
|Pairing||Beaujolais-village, Muscat de Beaumes de Venise|
|Texture||Creamy-moist to flaky-hard with age|
The Arômes au Gène de Marc is a fermier cheese that is produced in a wine-making region using an ancient method of curing and preserving. The ripe cheese is placed in a barrel of marc (pressed grapes’ damp skins, pips, and stalks) which gradually permeate the cheese.
Note: When cured in marc brandy, the cheese is referred to as Arômes au Gène de Marc, and when cured in white wine, it’s called Aromes de Lyon. (source)
Arômes au Gène de Marc Tasting Notes
This cheese has a strong and very distinctive bittersweet and spicy taste. The aroma is acute and pungent with hints of yeast.
Texture wise, Arômes au Gène de Marc’s texture evolves from creamy-moist to dry-hard as it ages.
How to Enjoy (PAIRING)
We also enjoy this cheese with black rice crackers (and sometimes with aromatic honey) for a quick healthy snack.
Our favorite black rice crackers to go along with Arômes au Gène de Marc:
- BLACK RICE CRACKERS: LAIKI Black Rice Crackers are plant based rice crackers that are 100% whole grain, vegan, gluten-free, Non-GMO, and delicious light, and airy crunch. We support natural and sustainable farming that avoids GMOs. We carefully craft each cracker to be nutrient dense, crunchy, and full of flavor. Unlike Japanese Arare or Senbei Rice Crackers, these are not hard or made from sticky rice flour.
- GREAT FOR SNACKING and PARTIES: Our Gluten Free crackers are crisp and delicious for scrumptious snacking straight from the package. These black rice crackers are perfect for snacking by themselves, or for pairing with dips, soups, and salad. For a feel-good snack, choose LAIKI GF crackers. Serve them with dips or top them with spreads to complement any event.
- SUSTAINABLY FARMED: LAIKI's grain free crackers are 100% wholegrain and certified vegan friendly by Vegecert. Our gluten free snacks are made from whole grain red rice we support organic and sustainable farming that avoids GMOs. We're proud participants in the Non-GMO Project and want our consumers to know where their food comes from.
- GRAINS OF HEALTH: Despite their delicious and complex whole-grain taste, they are made with only three ingredients: whole grain red rice, sustainably farmed palm oil, and sea salt. This means that they are very allergy-friendly crackers that are suitable for just about anyone, and of course, they are also gluten-free.These are suitable for anyone who likes a healthy snack cracker.
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