The soft, white, bloomy rind of French Brillat Savarin encases a dense and luscious creamy interior that oozes at room temperature with flavors of cream with sour lemon notes. That’s why this subtly sexy cheese is absolutely on our “12 Cheeses of Christmas” list. Pair with a stylish bubbly for a flirt with pure decadence. Fun fact: named after Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, who was a French lawyer and politician, celebrated for his reflections on the craft of science and cookery, and the art of eating well.