Sun dried California figs, cherries, dates, pears, apricots and red plums are a colorful, flavorful and always available accompaniment to a welcoming cheese board.
Choose wines with complimentary fruit notes, and a good time is guaranteed.
Notes on Fruit and Cheese Pairings
California Black Mission Figs
Bold Italian Hard Cheese like Parmesan, Piave Vecchio, French Beaufort or Spanish Manchego
Brie, Camembert, Cambazola, Point Reyes Blue, Mt. Tam and Roquefort
California Bing Cherries
Parmesan, Mascarpone, Mt. Tam, Humboldt Fog Goat, Drunken Goat, Sainte André., Gabietou
California Sun Dried Pears
Robust blues such as Roquefort, Shropshire, Blue de Auvergne, Cambazola, Cheddar too – Mimolette, English Farmhouse Cheddar and Triple Crème like Sainte Andrè
California pitted Dates
Mt. Tam, Parmesan, Tomme de Savoie, Pyrenees Vache with green peppercorns
California Red Plums
Brillat Savarin, Kinik, Emmenthal, Conté