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It is characteristic because of its shape bowl or fountain

PDO Ermitage Langres is produced at Chalancey, Haute Marne, in the n the area of the Designation of Origin

The cheese is made with milk from cows grazing on the plateaux of Bassigny and Langres,as tradition requires.


An 18th century song, composed by the prior of the Langres Dominicans highlights its qualities. Langres has a light yellow rind which turns brown red as it matures and is easily recognised through the slight indent in its surface (called the fontaine, or fountain, in France), into which Burgundy or Champagne marc brandy is sometimes poured to enhance the flavour.


This cheese with a aerated appearance provides originality and fine taste to cheese recipes.

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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