Bleu des Causses PDO

Rich. Creamy. Strong.

Regular price £9.40
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Contains cow's milk Pairs well with fortified wines PPasteurised Pairs well with red wine Pairs well with whisky

Size
Only -15 items in stock!
OriginFrance, Midi-Pyrénées
Style and textureStrong creamy blue
MilkCow
Milk treatmentPasteurised
RennetTraditional
DrinkDessert white wines
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A strong cow's milk blue, very similar to the famous Roquefort in strength and creaminess. 

Blue des Causses is made in the heart of the stark limestone country known as Les Causses. The cheese gets much of its flavour and character from the limestone caves where over the course of 3-6 months it develops nice deep pockets of greenish-blue mould and a bold and spicy character.

The milk from Laguiole cows is responsible for the incredibly smooth and luscious texture of this cheese. It makes an absolutely incredible dessert when served with a sweet white wine, such as Sauternes or late harvest Gewurtztraminer.

This cheese is featured in our French Selection.

 

1% of every sale will be donated to the Mental Health Foundation via Work for Good

Due to the relatively small scale of our cheese and condiment producers, occasionally some cheeses and condiments may be unavailable and we will have to substitute them with similar products. Please state in the notes on the Cart page, if you do not wish to have any substitutions.

DELIVERY

The delivery charge is worked out based on the postcode.

SCOTLAND

EH39-EH42 postcodes (Haddington, Gifford, Dunbar, North Berwick, East Linton, other areas within 5 mile radius of the shop): Orders over £35 - free delivery; orders under £35 - delivery charge £4.50.

Other EH and FK1-16 post codes (East Lothian, Edinburgh, Fife) : Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ delivery is £4.50.

Central Scotland: Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ £5.50;

Northern Scotland and Highlands: £5.50 (2-5 day service).

REST OF BRITAIN

England & Wales: Orders over £50 ‐ free delivery; orders under £50 ‐ £5.50.

Northern Ireland and Islands (Isle of Man, Scilly, Skye, Wight, Jersey, Guernsey): we currently do not ship to.

Most of the UK mainland gets a next day delivery service. However, certain areas of the UK get a longer service. Our shipping boxes are designed to be safe in transit for up to 48 hours (longer during the cold months). 

When placing an order, please make sure to provide:

  • an alternative delivery instruction, in case you’re not in to receive the order (such as “leave on porch, leave in a shed, leave with neighbour”)
  • complete post code and mobile number (will be used for courier notifications)

SHIPPING INFORMATION

Our checkout system allows you to pick a date in the future to receive your delivery.

Our courier partners are DPD Local and APC Overnight. 

Once your order is shipped you will receive tracking details. Because all orders are shipped via a third-party, you would need to contact the courier directly if you have any questions about your parcel. 

If you are buying cheeses for a special occasion, please allow an extra day or two for your cheeses to arrive, in case of unforeseen and uncontrollable circumstances.

During December and other peak periods, we may require additional days to process and deliver your order.

PACKAGING

We take great care in packaging and delivering your order.

  • Cheeses are wrapped in specialist cheese paper that will allow them to breathe and not suffocate.
  • Cheeses and condiments are then packaged in a cardboard box (reusable and recyclable) with an insulated foil pouch and ice packs to ensure the correct temperature is maintained for up to 48 hours (longer during the cold months).

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