The options that you have when it comes to complementing the textures of French cheeses are simply unrelenting. Whether you have a semi-aged Bucheron cheese or a young Camembert, you will always a perfect pair for every French cheese.
People have been pairing wine and cheese for a very long time, perhaps as long as there has been wine and cheese. There is an incomprehensible relationship between the two – wine and cheese just well with each other. Although the clear origin of such practice has not been traced to date, it was believed that before, people simply served wines and cheeses, separately.
Perhaps the reason why wine and cheese go well together is the fact that they have a great deal in common – both are made through fermentation, and both may be consumed while fresh, simple, young, and even when they are aged and mature.
There are no firmly established rules that dictate which wines should be served with which particular types of cheeses. When setting up an exciting wine and cheese pairing, there is only one thing that you should remember – if it tastes good, it’s a pair!
Do not be fooled by those fancy gourmet chefs that you see on TV giving their two cents about what kind of cheese is perfect for this kind of wine, because at the end of the day, pairing wine and cheese is all about personal taste. However, even though everything boils down to personal taste, certain guidelines have been recommended favorable by a majority of wine and cheese pairing enthusiast. In order to have a successful wine and cheese party, you should know the basics such as:
White wines are best paired with soft cheeses and stronger flavors.
Red wines are best paired with hard cheeses and milder flavors.
Fruity and sweet (not dry) white wines and other desert wines work well with a wider range of cheeses.
The sharper cheese you choose, the sweeter your wine should be.
If you are still learning to pair cheese and wine, perhaps it is better that you start simple. It might be a safer choice to serve cheeses that go well with almost any kind of wine, like the Bucheron cheese.
Bucheron cheese is a very wine friendly cheese that goes well with a wide variety of whites and reds. You can serve chunks of Bucheron cheese with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Cabernet. While some might consider Sauvignon as the ultimate pair for Bucheron cheese, all these wines are excellent.
The key to a successful wine and cheese party is harmony, which you can definitely achieve with Bucheron Cheese. So next time you invite your friends over, serve them Bucheron cheese with a bottle of wine today!