Le 1608 was launched in 2008 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Laiterie Charlevoix. The name is a reference to the few hundred head of cattle imported from France between 1608 and 1670 that were the ancestors of the Canadienne breed. 2016 Canadian Cheese Awards finalist in the Washed Rind Cheese category and 2015 Sélection Caseus competition finalist in the Firm Cheese with Washed, Mixed or Natural Rind category.


10 ratings

Jason Karpuk

7 months ago

Great cheese for grilled cheese, with green apples or caramelized onions

M. V.

a year ago

Soft cheese, quite bitter, similar to a Tomme de Savoie. An excellent choice.


2 years ago

Excellent combined with a couple cheeses in fondue or for a cheese platter.

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