Rigotte de Condrieu is a type of artisanal cheese made in the Lyonnaise region of France. The word is probably derived from the French the town of Condrieu, some 40 kilometers south of Lyon. This cheese is produced purely from goat’s milk.
Rigotte can be eaten fresh but the actual flavours develops on maturity. The pate will become slightly moist and the rind nearly dry and finely wrinkled. A nutty, delicate flavour of honey and acacia will leave a wonderful taste in the mouth.
It goes with Condrieu, red wines like Cornas and may be a white St. Joseph.