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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 345   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Note: 2003 vintage bottles are 6% ABV.

Unfiltered, unpasterized cider


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (10147) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2012
2008 vintage: A blonde cider with a thin collapsing white head. In aroma, a beautiful gueuze-like horseblanket, epsom salts, dirt cave, Brett notes. In mouth, a smooth sweet apple with skins, Brett, salts, funk, complex, sweet and refreshing. Tasted with GRM on August 28, 2012.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jcweaver (768) - VA Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 20, 2012
What a great cider. Pours with a fizzy, medium-sized white head. Aroma of apples fresh off the tree and a lightly tart barnyard funk. Moderately sweet natural apple flavor perfectly paired with a nice acidic tartness. Smooth, tasty and refreshing. Dry and slightly tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3138) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 23, 2012
On bottle from Vinmonpolet Stovner. Golden color, some immediate foam- then flattens out. Good fruit/ apple intensity . Good carbonation, soft bubbles. Long aftertaste Well balanced and enjoyable

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
djd07 (3699) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange with flakes and stems floating with paperthin head. The aroma is apple and funk. Medium mouthfeel with a funkytart and bandaids. A decent cider from Domaine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4926) - Utah, USA - MAY 29, 2012
2008 bottle shared by Dallas
Appearance: Clear yellow with a small white head
Aroma: Tart and apple peel <br Taste: Tart apples, sugar and pear
Nice and smooth, fruity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gription79 (2283) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAY 25, 2012
750 ml bottle. Soft apple, sweet apple juice, pear, fruity, apple skin. A nice apple flavor with red apple skin. Nice refreshing beverage.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAY 23, 2012
Been wanting to try this forever and finally am. Pours super fizzy bright light gold. Nose of earthy apples, including seeds and dirty skins. A bit funky. Some pleasant Band-Aid. Taste adds sweetness and a light tart kick. Lively palate. Dry. Lovely.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bigmmartin (603) - Dayton, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Bottle from Red, Wine, and Brew somewhere up near Eastlake, OH.
I think I also tried one of these at a tasting courtesy of Darren, but not sure if it was the same one or not.
This is the best cider I’ve had to date. Pours with a lively champagne-like carbonation that instantly creates a large white head. Aroma is dry with notes of sour apple and yeast. Flavor is a nice combination of sour and sweet apples. Finishes dry. Super easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tonkun (874) - New Jersey, USA - APR 28, 2012
2010 bottle. hazy orange gold pour with bubbly but quickly disappearing head. When a bit chilled - sweaty leather, wet wood, egg, apple. When warmer - apple, caramel, brown sugar. Much nicer when warmer. A nice picnic drink on a warm day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2312) - New York, USA - APR 25, 2012
Bottled. SOur vineous nose, cloudy pour, tart and earthy. Pretty good stuff.


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