French Cheese Gift Basket

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Travel to France with this cheese basket—all hand-picked from the experts at Ideal Cheese Shop.

What started as a mom-and-pop butter and egg company in 1954 has evolved into a gourmet cheese shop in New York City. For decades, the old-school Ideal Cheese Shop has been the go-to spot for gourmet cheese in New York City. From rich, buttery Vacherin Swiss cheese to an amazing truffle Brie filled with mascarpone and summer truffles, Ideal Cheese stocks over 250 cheeses from 17 countries. Ideal Cheese Shop has been named World’s Best Cheese Shop by Forbes!

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This package includes:

  • 5 Cheeses from France (each 3/4 lb.)
  • 1 box of Crackers
  • 1 jar of French Jam

Cheese Selection Includes

  • St. Andre – This triple-crème cheese has a velvety-smooth texture and is delicately rich and buttery in flavor. An extraordinary dessert cheese
  • Bucheron – Soft, but semi-firm in texture. This cheese when young provides a mild flavor that becomes sharper as it matures. It is a good cheese for salads or for snacking
  • Istara – A sheeps milk cheese from the French Pyrenees has a smooth, slightly oily texture and a wonderfully sweet flavor with hints of olive, hazelnut and fig. Aged for 90 days, a real crowd pleaser. This cheese was formally known as Prince de Claverolle Cheese
  • Fourm d’Ambert – This is one of France’s oldest blue cheeses. The maturing process takes place in humid cellars. It has a creamy texture with a lasting taste of wine
  • Comte – The taste of this cheese is variable depending on the age and the season of the milk. It is typically described as salty, mild, and fruity with subtle hints of nutmeg. From Fromageries Marcel Petite

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the French Cheese sampler was amazing. Such a great selection of cheeses. I could not help sharing it with friends even though I wanted to eat it all myself. LOL
colleen d. - Lake Mary, FL
Perfect delivery. Recipient of gift was thrilled.
James H. - West Palm Beach, FL