Etienne Dupont Cidre Bouché Brut de Normandie 2016

Cidre Bouché is created using the traditional method of the Pays d'Auge. Full of fruit and freshness, the taste reveals the aromas of apples and citrus with finesse ("cidre bouché" is a generic term for traditional cider, literally "cider under cork").

Terroir:
 
Nutrient poor clay and marl soil, 
perfect for giving small fruit.
Varieties:
 
70% of bittersweet apples
30% of acid apples
Harvesting:
from October to November
Alcohol content:
5.5 % vol.

Techniques used:
Controlled fermentation in stainless steel vats. Indigenous yeasts. Stabilization of the cider is sought by carrying out successive racking. The fermentation is controlled by successive racking. The cider is bottled unpasteurized between March and April. Density (O.G.): 1060 after pressing, equivalent to 134 g of sugar per litre. 1016 when bottled, which gives 5.5 % alcohol after bottle fermentation has finished.

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

Nutrition:
No sugar added. No gluten.
Calories per glass: 65 Cal. (12.5 cl glass)

Suggestions:   
Storage: Keep the bottles upright in a cool cellar (8 to 12°C, 46 to 54°F ). If well cellared, it can be kept for 5 years after bottling, Because the cider is on its lees, the mouth will improve and become more complex. 
Service: Aperitif, or to accompany white meats (chicken or pork) or cheeses.

In stock
SKU
1366
$12.95

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Item Number 1366
Size 750 ML
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