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  • Made from pasteurized goat's milk

  • Country of origin: Canada

  • Region: Quebec

  • Type: soft

  • Texture: creamy

  • Rind: rindless

  • Colour: white

  • Flavour: creamy, mild, sharp, sour

  • Aroma: goaty

  • Producers: La Maison Alexis de Portneuf Inc.

  • Alternative spellings: Capriny with Fine Herbs, Capriny Pepper

Capriny is a triple cream, soft cheese made from pasteurized goat's milk and cream. It has a mild, light and delicate paste that is creamy and nutty in flavour. It is available in other flavours: herbs and pepper.

The different flavours of Capriny are said to be invented by an old lady who was familiar with the culinary uses of plants and used them to create different cheeses with spices and herbs.

Capriny has won numerous awards 2nd prize in its category at the 2012 Royal Agricultural Winter Fair (plain variety) and 2008 bronze medal in its category at the World Cheese Awards (herb flavour).

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