Roquefort Souffle with Chateau Raymond-Lafon Sauternes

Don’t let the word “souffle” scare you!  Add a traditional pairing with Roquefort cheese and this pairing with sweet Sauternes is a match made in heaven!

Wine Pairing:  2009 Chateau Raymond Lafon Sauternes


2 ½ cups milk

3 ½ tablespoons butter

7 tablespoons flour

7 ounces Roquefort cheese

A pinch of nutmeg

Salt and pepper


Prepare a thick white sauce, using the butter, flour and milk. 
Remove from heat and add three eggs, followed by the crumbled Roquefort. 
Beat six egg whites until very stiff and carefully add them to the mixture. 
Fill your mold or your baking dishes (ramekins) three-quarters full and put into a hot oven (about 200°C) for 20 minutes.  Makes 4 small souffles or 1 large.

Recipe courtesy of Chateau Raymond-Lafon

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