Roquefort Orchis I Le Fromage Yard

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Small production of a strong artisan-made well-marbled blue cheese. Handmade, the producers extract their own penicillium roqueforti from rye bread baked in-house. Like other Roquefort productions, the milk comes solely from the Lacaune breed – whose yield is notably large compared to other breeds – creating an intense, powerfully flavoured cheese. Perhaps fruitier and better balanced than other Roqueforts, the pate switchbacks beautifully between the creamy curds and grittier blue moulds. A truly individual cheese.

Country of originFrance
Region, town: Roquefort
Source of milk: Raw Sheep
TextureCreamy and smooth
FlavourSlightly salty with mild acidity
Aging time: Minimum 3 months

Serving suggestionSpread it on a crisp piece of Baguette. Drizzle a bit of honey on top to add a sweet companion to the cheese's natural saltiness. Add it to green salads or enjoy with some fig and nuts.

Wine PairingBest paired with sweeter styles of wine, traditionally Sauternes.


*All our cheeses are cut by hand so the weight may vary slightly :)

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  • 5

    Posted by Olivia on 29th Mar 2022

    Not for the faint-hearted, this cheese is a marvel. Admittedly, I am careful as to when I add it to a cheeseboard as some people are wary of the strength of flavour however, for me, I love it.

  • 5
    Roquefort Gabriel

    Posted by Rebecca Ordasi on 21st May 2021

    Absolutely beautiful product. Would highly recommend!

  • 5
    Gorgeous & smooth

    Posted by Sue Chen on 31st Aug 2020

    a really tasty blue, smooth and not too overpowering.

  • 5
    Extremely gorgeous

    Posted by Thomas on 28th Aug 2020

    Si good