|Crottin Cherve Caution is the most famous of the many goat cheeses produced in the Loire Valley. This cheese is what defines the village of Chavignol in France, which has only two hundred inhabitants. Crottin De Cherve has a thin and slightly fat character. When alive its powder is solid and firm, with a white rind. As it ripens, it has a stronger flavor and the rind becomes firmer.