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Cidre Dupont Réserve

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Brewed by Domaine Familial Louis Dupont
Style: Cider
Victot-Pontfol, France

bottled
common

on tap
available

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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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This natural cider has matured six months in oak casks which had previously contained calvados and has been bottled at the domaine dupont 14430 Victot-Pontfol France. ABV Varies year to year from 6.5 ti 7.5


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RickTStiles (742) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 25, 2014
Pours hazy golden with no head or lacing. Intriguing aroma with notes of alpaca blanket, children playing in rotting leaves and barnyard/ compost. Taste is apples, champagne, brioche. Finish has lingering caramel and butterscotch.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6954) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 18, 2014
Champagne bottle at YNWA Beershop. No head. Clear yellow golden body. Acidic apple honey aroma. Dry acidic aplle lemon flavor with low carbonation and a long dry and bitter finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 18, 2014
Bottle, vintage 2012. Pours clear golden with a quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is tart green apples, barnyard, oak, vanilla. Taste is dry medium tart with apples, oak, light sweet fruity. Finish is dry woody and apples with vinous notes. Light bodied, fizzy carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (898) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - AUG 7, 2014
white head, vanishes instantly. golden yellow colour. aroma bit cork, mushroom, wet wood, hay, some horse, boozy. taste is sweet, apples, alcohol, calvados slight wry with a very dry mouthfeel. medium body and carbonation. very nice bottle (shape)! bottle 75cl / thanks rood!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Habanero (2563) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2014
Bottled. Pours slightly hazy and golden small white head. Aroma of apples, vanilla notes and calvados. Slightly sweet flavor that ends up dry and quite tart. medium bodied, watery to oily texture and average carb. An excellent cider.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5664) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Thanks to errl for sharing this bottle. Golden pour. The aroma has a lot of apple brandy notes as well as some maple and vanilla. The flavor is more of the same with some barnyard funk notes. Medium mouthfeel. Nice cider.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Lizthompson (1) - Briarcliff Manor, New York, USA - JUN 25, 2014 does not count
Outstanding - aroma, taste superlative, reminded me more of a fine brut champagne but more flavorful. Great paired with pork or fish

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Errl (1561) - Plano, Texas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Bottle..Pour is golden with a thin white head..Nose is sweet apples, spice, herbal...Taste is soft sweetness, spice, apple skin,

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ReggieDunlap (3052) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Pours clear golden with a large white head that disappears immediately...loads of bubbles...very lively! Aroma has very nice funk and oak, a touch of white wine, and nice apple and brandy sweetness peeking through. The flavor leads with mildly sweet brandy and apples that subtley give way to oak, leather, vinous and funky notes...very faint band aid creeps in. What an awesome cider!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
danlo (1131) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - APR 12, 2014
750ml bottle 7.5% from TheDrinkShop.com. 2011 harvest. 0713. Pours a sparkling bright golden colour with a shortlived fizzy white foam head. Nice & complex aroma with apple, wood, honey, funk, syrup, vanilla, oak. Taste is well balanced and with depth, sweetish tangy apple, woody oak, barnyard funk, vanilla, fruit & honey, bittersweet, sour & dry tannins. Smooth and slightly oily mouthfeel, medium bodied, soft to medium carbonation, dry oaky finish. Very drinkable, lovely stuff.


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