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Crottin de Chavignol

Goat's milk cheese (60 g)
Origin: France
₱ 420
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Crottin de Chavignol

Crottin de Chavignol [pronounced as crot-an' deu cha-veen-yol] is the most famous goat cheese from the village of Chavignol, France in Loire Valley with protected designation of origin or the AOC Seal. It has been produced since the 16th century with traditional methods, aged through three stages. Its flavor and aroma develop as it matures, refined and perfected by cheesemakers. It is one of the rare cheeses that can be served in all stages of its maturity.

This artisan cheese is made of fresh raw milk of alpine goats and has a crumbly soft-ripened texture with a subtle nutty flavor, produced in a cylindrical shape with rounded edges. As it comes of age, its flavor becomes more robust and pronounced, its exterior becomes a rough hard coat, and its fragrance ranges from the aroma of fresh cream to that of the undergrowths of Autumn.

Type: hard cheese

How to Serve:

- baked and tossed on a green salad, used in varied recipes
- cold in a cheese board selection, dried fruit-cheese tray or berriesham & cold cuts platter
- warm or grilled as a starter
- spread, filled or topped on sandwiches


Wine pairing: white wine from the same region, Sancerre or Pouilly-Fumé, any Sauvignon blanc
Classic Cheeseboard with subtle flavor differences: CamembertComté - Munster - Reblochon - Crottin de Chavignol
Diverse cheeseboard with different sizes, color and flavor: CamembertCrottin de ChavignolBrie - Munster - Comté - Sainte MaureReblochon - Roquefort

Recipe Suggestion:

Toast of Crottin de Chavignol


Crottin de Chavignol
2 slices of bread
2 slices Prosciutto Di San Daniele
1 ripe tomato
2 tsp mashed pitted black olives
1 tbsp olive oil
1 pinch herbes de Provence
Pepper in a grinder


Cut the tomato in half horizontally and rub it on one side of the bread slices.
Spread the tomato slice and the mashed olives on the bread.
Layer with ham slices.
Lightly scrape the crust of cheese and cut it into slices to fit the bread.
Layer over the ham.
Sprinkle with olive oil, pepper, and herbs.
Toast in an oven toaster until the cheese turns brown and melts slightly.
Serve and enjoy!

Raw goat milk, lactic ferments

Health Benefits:

Crottin de chavignol is one of the types of cheeses that is pure and original providing a range of nutrients for the daily dairy intake. A hundred-gram serving is an excellent source of protein, calcium, vitamin A, vitamins B2 and B9, and essential minerals such as copper, phosphorus, and selenium. It contains healthy fats as well and provides beneficial bacteria from its lactic ferments with naturally growing probiotics.

Two to three portions of cheese a day for the normal diet cover the dairy part of the diet supporting bone health, metabolism, satiety, and assisting in the absorption of minerals. Goat's milk also has a relatively low content of lactose compared to cow's milk and so cheese made from goat milk is easier to be digested.

Average Nutritional ValuesPer 100 g
Total Fat26 g
Saturated Fat19 g
Total Carbohydrates1.5 g
Dietary Fiber0 g
Sugars0.4 g
Protein19 g
Salt1.6 g



Storage: Chiller, keep refrigerated between +2 - +8°C.

Shelf life: 28 days

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Product reviews for Crottin de Chavignol

5/12/2021 4:07 PM
Classic and classy goat cheese, very good, very nice.
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9/4/2020 5:03 PM
Excellent in texture and taste
So far I've been loving the different kinds of cheese that I have been ordering with you guys, I'm gonna leave good reviews. For me this is one of the best goat cheeses I have tasted by far, simply put.
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