Brewed by Cidrerie Duché de Longueville (CSR - CCLF)
Style: Cider
Anneville-sur-Scie, France


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Normandy varietal cider made from Gros OEillet apples. The cider results from apples harvested from our own orchards. No added sugar, preservative or yeast, naturally sparking.
Made in the modern French factory manner with added fungal pectin methyl esterase and calcium to induce a keeve, followed by nitrogen flotation, then a slow wild yeast fermentation in refrigerated tanks, followed by centrifugation to remove most of the yeast and a final step in a pressure tank so the natural CO2 can be filled into the bottle with the cider under counterpressure. It's then been pasteurised in the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gaq (8) - , Derbyshire, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2008 does not count
Bottle from Sainsburys. Pours orange/golden with no head. Aroma is mostly apples, flavour is ’crunchy apples’ lacks the usual sour finish of most ciders.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beer5000 (5953) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 12, 2007
Bottled. Clear golden body. Aroma is fruity, acid and clean, very nice. Flavor is also fruity, mostly apple and a decent sourness. Clean and nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13395) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 6, 2004
Bottle, Vintage 2003, available in Tesco’s. Sweet vanilla and apple aroma with a natural effervesence. The cider is dry and a little perfumed but nicely balanced with a gamey taste. Very good cidre indeed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4653) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2006
Bottle. Very pale cider with a sparkling and spritzy aroma. The flavour is very fruity and ripe sweet apples. Overall a fairly refreshing drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TC2642 (265) - Worcester, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - AUG 31, 2004
Bottle, Vintage 2003. A soft fruity aroma, some caramel and apple notes, well rounded with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonMoore (2066) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - APR 9, 2006
Bottle. Very lively; leapt out at me. Darkish golden colour. Aroma of apples and caramel. Nice unusual taste, apples and caramel again. Dry finish. It is overly carbonated, but I can live with that. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beershine (5224) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle from store in Ireland. Dark gold, nice fizz. Aroma is honey and caramelized, roasted apples. Very refreshing. Too sweet and clashes. A good amount of must rescues it but otherwise it’s too sugary, especially to be called brut. Overall it’s drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (14186) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 21, 2007
Bottle. Orange /golden colour . Aroma is apple. Flavour is sour, sweet, apple, yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nisse666 (6309) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 10, 2014
Bottle from Sainsbury (probably the same as Duché de Longueville Cidre de Récoltant) cons 2014-07-10 Uddingston AR: dust and apple skin AP: coppery clear, diminishing fizzy head F: very dry, fizzy, watery feeling, apple skin, wee nutty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (9949) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2005
Golden with slowly rising bubbles. Aromas are sweet and spritzy apple juice with some earthiness. Flavours are earthy apples with a mellow sweetness. Spritzy with a nice sparkle - not much on the finish but this is very drinkable. Seems too carbonated for a French cider.

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