Brie de Meaux, named after the town of Meaux, is a French cheese produced in the region of Brie, located 50 kilometers to the east of Paris.
This soft cheese is flavourful, with mushroom tones and a strong earthy finish and aroma. If you love strong, deeply flavoured soft cheese, then Brie de Meaux will be a new favourite. It's a classic and for good reason.
Evidence in the chronicles of Charlemagne suggests the tasting of Brie by the Emperor in the year 774. It is also said, Louis XVI last wish was a tasting of Brie cheese. In 1814, the European Tournament at Congress of Vienna, awarded Brie de Meaux the "Le Roi des Fromages" (The King of Cheeses) for its unarguable flavour and texture.