Pouligny St Pierre

Type: Soft
Milk: Raw goat's milk
Animal breed: Alpine, Saanen, Poitevine
Size of cheese: 6.5cm at base
Weight: 250g
Location: Indre, Centre
Altitude: 80m
Season: All year
Scale: Farmhouse


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We work with three small farms for our Pouligny. The recipe uses starter cultures made from matured raw milk which are added to the evenings milking in order to pre-ripen it before the morning milk of the next day is added. The mixture is coagulated the following day before being moulded into its distinctive pyramid shape. Pouligny has a dense centre with light, clean and sweetly milky flavours which mellow into an umami, tomato passata-scented breakdown as the cheeses mature.