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Once Upon A Tree Blenheim Superb Ice Cider 2015 - half bottle

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Once Upon A Tree Blenheim Superb Ice Cider 2015 - half bottle
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Producer:  Sixteen Ridges
Wine Style:  Sweet dessert wine with nice acidity on the finish
Alcohol by Volume:  7%
Closure:  Screwcap
Country:  England

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Once Upon A Tree Blenheim Superb Ice Cider 2015 - half bottle

About the producer

Made by director/wine & cider maker Simon Day who grew up on an English vineyard and has 25 years of experience, producing award winning wines and ciders in the UK and abroad.

Tasting Note

Tart apple & honeyed nose, with just a hint of spice. The viscous palate has concentrated flavours of apple, apricot, honey and spiced orange with incredible length to the finish. Intensely sweet, but perfectly balancing acidity to give a refreshing finish. Perfect partnered with citrus desserts and with soft, creamy and blue cheeses.

Provenance

Dragon Orchard is located in the heart of apple growing countryside in Herefordshire and has been in the family since 1887. It benefits from fertile Herefordshire clay and loam soils and is protected from harsh winds by the surrounding hills. It’s an accredited LEAF farm (Linking Environment and Farming) and the farmhouse has been awarded for its sustainability.

Production

The juice of handpicked, late harvested apples is frozen and gently thawed; a process of cryo-concentration. This first third of the thawed juice is tapped off and used, the remaining water, as ice is discarded. This concentrated juice is fermented using champagne style yeast to 7%abv which takes 3 to 4 months.

Technical Notes:

Current Vintage: 2015

Alcohol:7%

Total Acidity:11.7g/l as tartaric

Residual Sugar: 143g/l

pH: 3.49

Filtered and pasteurised

Contains Sulphites

Gluten Free and Vegan

No colourings or concentrates used

Awards & press

Supreme Champion, Three Counties Show 2017

Fiona Beckett – a luscious dessert cider & a spectacular way to end a meal


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