A wheel, stone grey and mottled with white and tan, embodies this goat's milk name and rustic origins. Break past this rocky rind to inhale, and the scent of cool, wet stone engulfs the senses, with a hint of goaty tartness just below the surface. A dense, ivory paste is the tiniest bit sweet, and has a biting acidity and piquancy that grows towards the rind. Sooth the earthy, minerally bite of the Rusticapra with a sweeter Riesling or glass of Muscat.
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