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French Classic Cheese Collection

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$49.95
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Summary

French cheeses are among the most buttery, aromatic delicacies in the world. Our Classic collection features some of France's most revered varieties – Camembert, Petit Delice d'Argental and Brie L'Original Paysan Breton. Enjoy them with a crusty baguette, artisanal crackers, fresh fruit or charcuterie.

Camembert: France's most famous cheese, a soft surface-ripened cow's milk cheese with a bloomy, edible rind and a mild, creamy interior. (8.8 oz.)

Petit Delice d’Argental: Produced by one of France's most prominent cheesemakers, with triple cream for a thick, velvety texture and distinctive tang. (8 oz.)

Brie L’Original Paysan Breton: Named for the French region where it originated, this full-flavored, robust cow's milk cheese develops a full, mushroomy flavor as it ripens. (8 oz.)

  • Collection includes three cheeses, one of each variety.
  • 1 lb. 8.8 oz. total.
  • Shipped chilled.
  • Because the items in this collection are crafted in limited quantities, we may occasionally have to make substitutions with similar items of equal quality.
  • Made in France.
Use & Care

Receiving Instructions

  • The cheese ships chilled with gel packs. Upon receipt, refrigerate immediately. The cheese is best stored in a vegetable bin or container away from the refrigerator fan.

To Serve

  • To experience each cheese's full flavor, serve at room temperature. For optimal flavor and texture, bring the cheeses to room temperature for approximately 1 hour prior to serving.
  • We recommend leaving the cheese in the packaging as it comes to room temperature, to prevent oxidation, which may affect the flavor.
  • Cut and set out only as much cheese as you plan to serve, returning the rest to the refrigerator.
  • Leftover cheese is best re-wrapped in parchment or waxed paper. Plastic wrap is not recommended. It is best to consume the cheese within one to two weeks of receipt.
Ingredients
  • Camembert: Cow's milk, salt, rennet, molds, penicillium camemberti.
  • Petit Delice d’Argental: Cow's milk, salt, rennet, crème fraiche.
  • Brie L'Original Paysan Breton: Cow's milk, rennet, salt, inoculated with cheese culture (penicillium candidum, penicillium camemberti) or brevibacterium linens.
Shipping

Shipping Information

Please allow 2-7 business days for processing and delivery. This gives our artisan partners time to prepare your order with exceptional care and attention to detail. A more accurate delivery date will be quoted on the payment page. Perishable food items are not eligible for rush shipping. Please not that we do not ship perishable food items outside the contiguous 48 states or to P.O. Boxes.

Shipping Rates

The shipping rate varies depending on your order total and shipping destination. View Shipping Options and Charges.

Next Day Delivery

For an additional charge of $26 per address, we can expedite delivery to most destinations. This service is not available for some oversize items, items shipped directly from the supplier (including perishable and custom-manufactured items), out-of-stock items and items to be shipped outside the contiguous 48 states.

Orders received by 9:00 p.m. ET Monday through Thursday will arrive the next business day; orders placed Friday through Sunday will arrive on the following Tuesday.

Return Policy

At Williams Sonoma, we take great pride in the quality and craftsmanship of our products. Attention to design, materials, safety and construction are our priority. Upon receipt, please inspect your purchase and notify us of any damage; we will arrange for a prompt replacement.

If within 30 days, you are dissatisfied for any reason, you may return your purchase for a refund of the merchandise value. An original receipt or gift receipt is required for all returns and exchanges. Returns with a gift receipt will be refunded in the form of a Merchandise Credit for the amount indicated on the gift receipt. Returns with original receipt will be refunded in the original form of payment, cash and check refunds over $100 will be issued as a company check (may take 14 business days from time of request).

For all cutlery returns (knife sets, single knives, cutting boards, knife sharpeners and knife storage), please contact us at 888.922.4108 to initiate the return.

We cannot accept returns on monogrammed, personalized, special-order items, custom upholstery, food, items shipped direct from the vendor or on items damaged through normal wear and tear. Final sale items ending in .97 or .99 cannot be returned.

Made to Order and Final Sale Furniture items are non-returnable and cannot be cancelled once the order is placed.

For returns of items purchased from your Williams Sonoma Gift Registry, we will gladly provide a refund or exchange for the merchandise within 90 days of your event or within 90 days of purchase, whichever date is later. View Full Returns Policy.

  • Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rotten Cheese I purchased this cheese collection, as part of a gift for my husbands birthday being he is a cheese fanatic! Unfortunately we received spoiled cheese. It was extremely upsetting and disgusting to have my husband slice, and bite into rotten cheese. Willams Sonoma made right on this situation by giving me a refund but it still doesn’t take away the fact I gave my husband rancid cheese. I’m a great customer of their sister company pottery barn, hence why I had trust in this company with expectations to receive quality. Obviously I would’ve been better off going to the store and making my husband a “homemade” cheese crate/basket. This was a very unfortunate situation, I’m thankful this gift was for my husband and not another friend or relative outside of my household, talk about embarrassing.
    Date published: 2019-05-31
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Melt in your mouth The cheese lovers in my family raved about this collection. I will certainly buy again next year if you have this product. Delicious.
    Date published: 2019-01-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Heavenly Cheese The box arrived subtly marked 'PERISHABLE'. Maybe brighter letters would help convey urgency. Packed effectively with 2 cold packs and shredded paper. The three cheeses were cool to the touch and beautiful to look at, because living far from specialty cheese stores this was a gift from above. And a great value! I've spent more than this on three French cheeses in the store. I hope they rotate selections because I'll become a regular!
    Date published: 2018-08-24
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