DetailsComtéis a French cheese made from unpasteurized cow's milk in the Franche-Comté region of eastern France. Comté has the highest production of all French AOC cheeses, around 40,000 tonnes annually. The cheese is made in flat circular discs, each between 16 inches and 28 inches in diameter, and around 4 inches in height. Each disc weighs up to 110 lb.
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Country of Origin France Appearance The rind is usually a dusty-brown color, and the internal pate is a pale creamy yellow. Palate The texture is relatively hard and flexible, and the taste is a complex, nutty and caramelized flavor.