Monday, August 14, 2017

Eitenne Dupont Cider

Dupont Cidre Reserve....$21.99 / 750ml
Apples Harvested in 2015
and matured in 2016

Cider aged in Oak
Cidre Dupont Reserve is aged six months in oak casks which were used to hold Calvados. This aging gives subtlety and excellent complexity.

67% of bittersweet apples
33% of acid apples
Tasting Notes:
Eyes: Very gently sparkling, very fine mousse. The colour is pale yellow, faintly hazy.
Nose: Light. Aromas of stewed apples and pears, mild spices.
Mouth: Delicate, powerful and complex. Aromas of pineapple, of lemon with hints of calvados.

Dupont Organic Cidre Bouche Brut de Normandie...$12.99 / 750ml
Organic cider - Bio UE
USDA Organic
2014 Vintage
The apples and the techniques used to make the cider are in conformity with European standards relating to organic agriculture, "Bio UE". The apples are entirely untreated. In addition, the Organic Cider is unpasteurised - as other Domaine Dupont ciders.
70% of bittersweet apples
30% of acid apples
5.5 % ABV

Tasting Notes:
Eyes: Gold colour slightly tinged with orange.
Nose: Apple, pear and red berries.
Mouth: Baked apple, light tannins, freshness on finish.

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