Ami du Chambertin literally means ""friend of Chambertin wine" refers to a moist and buttery short cylinder of cow's milk Cheese with a Rust-colored rind. It is similar to Epoisses cheese.

It is an artisan cheese made in the Burgundy village of Gevry-Chambertin which is also famous for its wines. The cheese, like Epoisses de Bougogne is dipped in Marc de Bourgogne as it ripened and develops a bright orange sticky rind. The cheese can have a strong aroma, but the centre is milder and pleasant.

General information:
Origin: Burgundy
Cheese type: Soft, washed-rind cheeses
Milk type: Cow's milk
Availability/Season: All year round

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