A pyramid of soft, fine-textured, moist goat’s milk cheese with a rind of natural mould and a complex flavour. It may have a coating of charcoal. Nicknamed Pyramid or Eiffel Tower. (AOC). It is said that Napoleon, on returning from the Battle of the Nile, where he was defeated by Nelson, saw the more traditional pyramid of a Puligny-Saint-Pierre cheese which, reminding him of the Pyramids and his defeat, he promptly truncated with his sword, resulting in this Valençay cheese. The Cambridge Cheese Company have now recreated the Puligny-Saint-Pierre, giving it the name 'Nelson's Glory.

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