According to legend, Charlemagne had his first taste of Brie in 774 and instantly fell in love with it.
Since then, the velvety cheese has been a favourite of noblemen throughout the world. It’s been said that during the French Revolution, Louis XVI’s last wish was for a final taste of Brie.
And in 1815, the Congress of Vienna officially recognised Brie as a “royal cheese” when 30 European ambassadors cast votes in its favour.
When serving Brie with wine, it’s best to remove the rind, as it might overpower the vintage.
Good wines matches for Brie are Beaujolais (Mâcon), St Julien, Bourgogne, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Red Bordeaux, Champagne.
Enjoy our delicious Président® Brie…… Avec Plaisir!