It is important to remember that the real Gruyère Swiss has no holes. The French have the bad habit of calling their Emmental “Gruyere.”
Gruyere is in the form of a round wheel, its rind is smeared, grainy, uniformly brownish and healthy. The shape must be normal and well proportioned. The heel of the wheel should be slightly convex.
Its texture: Soft
Its flavor: Slightly fruity depending on maturing time and soils
Its taste: More or less salty
Milk, Salt, milk ferments and ripening culture
25 -49 kg