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A "large form" cheese offering a range of fruity aromas.

Crédit photo 'Ambiance' : CIGC

This is a very old cheese : around the 13th century appears the word “fructerie” or “fruitière” (meaning small cheese dairies) where was already produced “large form” cheeses. A Comté wheel weighs between 30 and 55 kilograms.

Ermitage Comté AOP is matured to meet the tastes of the most demanding consumers :  fruity, softer or old and massive, everyone will find what he’s looking for.

To savor at  any time of the day, it brings more taste and fun to cheese meals. 

Comté vieux Ermitage

Selected among the best vintages it has matured very slowly to express Jura local characteristics. You will enjoy the nutty and woody flavor.

Comté fruité Ermitage

Matured over 4 months, it offers a range of fruity aromas that amaze the taste buds!

symboles partage (Fb, Tw, Pin, G+)

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An Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée OR AOC is only applies when the product qualities result from a land and traditional producing conditions. The AOC cheeses have a European recognition and a new denomination : PDO or Protected Designation of Origin.


AOP is an official certification label of origin and quality. This logo is easily recognized thanks to its red and gold colors. It can only be granted by public authorities and to groups of producers gathered in a federative structure: Organisme de Défense et de Gestion (Defence and Management Organisation).

The Protected Designation of Origin has been historically created to fight against fraud (law of 1905). Then the label became Controlled Designation of Origin in 1935 and was open to  all agricultural and food products in 1990.

Since May, 1, 2009 the European logo PDO has been mandatory for European food products of which production, processing and development are made in a defined geographical area  according to  a recognised know-how and specifications. Only wines can remain under the label AOC -Controlled designation of origin (decree EU 01/01/2012)


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