Brie is a soft, creamy French cheese that is best served very fresh. This goes
wonderfully with a gentle Champagne, something light and fruity.
Cheddar is an English cheese that most people have tried at some point. The
French and the English may not get along all too well, but the cheeses
certainly do! Choose a
mild, young cheddar; it will go well with some of the sharper, brighter
How appropriate! Chevre is the French word for "goat cheese". Make sure
it's fresh, and it will have a mild but tangy flavor to it. Use this with
the stronger Champagnes that have a bit of kick to them.
Colby is a hard, mild cheese often associated with Port. It's originally from Wisconsin, and does go very well with
Champagne as well. Try this with a medium-bodied Champagne.
Edam is a semi-hard, creamy cheese from Holland. It's slightly nutty, so it's a great
pairing with the many Champagnes that have that nutty undertone to them.
Gouda is another Dutch cheese, this one hard and smooth. As it also has a nutty flavor
to it, it also pairs wonderfully with the nutty Champagnes.