As the name implies, this cheese is the same shape and size as a wine cork. Its rind is very thin, downy and slightly bumpy. Its ivory color can sometimes be mottled with blue. Its paste is dense and smooth with a soft edge next to the rind.
Country of origin: France
Region, town: Nouvelle Aquitaine
Source of milk: Goat's Milk
Texture: Its paste is dense and smooth with a soft edge next to the rind.
Flavour: Mild and Tangy
Aging: 4 to 6 weeks
Our Suggestion: It can be enjoyed as part of a cheese plate or thinly sliced for an hors d’oeuvre. It can also be combined with other ingredients in the kitchen. For example, a bouchon can be rolled in a thin slice of bacon or coated with chopped hazelnuts, pine nuts or sesame seeds before being pan-seared and served hot with a green salad.