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Le Brebiou

Le Brebiou

Le Brebiou is a sheep's milk cheese produced and refined in the Pyrenees Atlantiques region of France by Bongrain. It has a very soft texture with a firm, smooth paste and velvety, bloomy rind. The creaminess of sheep's milk and the rich, green pastures give the Brebiou a slight smell of fungus and sweet, milky taste that becomes tarter, toward its centre. Apart from various packed forms, there is also a light version called Brebiou ligne et plaisir, which contains only with 10% fat.

  • Made from pasteurized sheep's milk
  • Country of origin: France
  • Region: Pyrénées-Atlantiques
  • Family: Brie
  • Type: semi-soft, artisan, soft-ripened
  • Fat content: 26%
  • Texture: creamy, firm and smooth
  • Rind: bloomy
  • Colour: white
  • Flavour: mild, milky, sweet
  • Aroma: musty
  • Vegetarian: no
  • Producers: Bongrain
  • Synonyms: Brebiou sheep cheese
  • Alternative spellings: Brebiou ligne et plaisir

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