The Charollais sheep is of medium size, with a sturdy and well-proportioned body, strong bone, covered with well-developed muscles. The head, belly and limbs are not covered with wool. In the rest of the body, the wool is white, pigmented with small black spots. The chest is wide, the great forehead and the orbits distant, and the long, fine ears, mobile, of the same color as the wool on the body. The wool that covers the body is short, dense and fine.