2016 Vintage Cider

2016 Vintage Cider

2016 Apple
Hunter Valley, NSW

One for a cider lover or an adventurous wine drinker.

$24 each

Cider Details

Region
Hunter Valley
Vintage
2016
Type
Cider
Variety
Apple
Volume
750mL
Alcohol Volume
7.5%
Tasting Notes
This is the melding of cider with traditional wine making techniques. Clarified juice is completely fermented to dryness in the primary fermentation. The wine then has a liqueur added for a secondary fermentation in bottle – Traditional bottle fermented style. This vintage has had 3 ½ years ageing on yeast lees. It is riddled, disgorged and a liqueur added ready for final consumption.
Style
A blend of apples are juiced to give a fruity but crisp acid Juice
Colour
Golden Straw coloured
Bouquet
As well as a fruity apple aroma, toasty yeast and baked apple characters have developed with the bottle ageing.
Palate
With a higher alcohol and the bottle ageing this is a more complex cider. It is elegant and refined on the palate like sparkling wine but a little lighter with some fruity notes. The ageing of the cider has given some baked notes and the yeasty creamy mouthfeel is satisfying. The finish is clean and crisp. The final sugar level is low but enough to enhance the fruit.
Food Matches
A special occasion cider. One for a cider lover or an adventurous wine drinker.

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