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

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RATINGS: 368   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Note: 2003 vintage bottles are 6% ABV.

Unfiltered, unpasterized cider


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10848) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 2, 2009
Unclematties girlfriend shared this with us. Yellow pour. Smells of delcicious apples, tart and sweet. Flavor is purely delicious. Concentrated sweet/tart apples. Crisp and wonderfully carbonated like champagne. NICE!!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (10589) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 6, 2006
Bottle. Sour apple aroma. Cloudy golden yellow color. Slight sweet-sour apple flavor - moderate acidity and carbonation. Very nice, well blended and dry cider.

3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10563) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 2, 2005
2002 vintage bottle. Looks like cider, smells like wood. Thin, watery flavor. Pillow-soft carbonation. Watery finish. Not great, not bad. Overpriced at $15 or so.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Bottle @ home. 2008 vintage. Cloudy, golden appearance with a carbonated head. Fairly sweet red apple, effervescent aroma. Quite carbonated, slightly funky, red apple pulpy, fairly sweet flavor with a light dryness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 26, 2008
Botella. Unclear pale golden. Nice apple tart bit rubber aroma. The flavour is sweet and tart with plenty of apples. Sweet apple finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2008
Vintage 2006. Warm golden with a quickly disappearing head. The aroma has a light sweetness, notes of ripe apples, light barnyard and damp basement. The flavour has a light sweetness, notes of slightly sweet apples with a natural sourness, fermented apple, light, damp cellar and wood. Not bad at all!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2013
Draft sampled at Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont. Pours clear golden with no head. Aroma of apples, toffee, some barnyard and vegetables. Flavour is moderate sweet and light bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (9993) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Sampled at the 2013 Chicago Cider Summit. Pours a clear pale gold with a bubbly white head that starts at the edges and dissipates completely, visible carbonation. Aroma has musty apple with a combination of sweet and tart notes. Flavor is quite musty with more tart apples and a bit of funkiness in the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAY 24, 2010
750mL. Andy and I obviously have similar tastes. It poured a cloudy light yellow with a fizzy white head that disappears quickly. Aroma right out front I thought: geuze! And then the lemony tartness, horsey notes started to give way to apple skins, leather, sour green apples. Taste is sour green apples skins, red delicious apples. Pretty yummy and one of the better ciders that I’ve tried.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (9953) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Now here’s a higher priced cider that might be worth the trouble. A little dusty on the nose, which isn’t something I like, but also some light funk, which I do. Apples of course, and a little floral note in the nose. Flavor is a touch tart and lively, as is the carbonation.


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