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

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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Certified Organic by IMO Switzerland. All apples of the type Bisquiet are fully Organic.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IlanMan (1015) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Bottle 2006: Very nice fresh sweet apple aroma. There was also a bit of yeast in the aroma which took over the apples a bit too much. Very great sweet apple flavor with a hint of sour towards the end. Great cider but could be better.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
amishcaravan (247) - Winona, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2008
nice scent of apples and yeast. taste is similar and is nice and sweet but not too sweet. I would get this again.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
TanjaTh (5) - , DENMARK - SEP 21, 2008 does not count
375 ml bottle. Year: 2005. Smells nice, but the taste does not at all live up to the aroma of appels. The taste is overwhelmed by yeast - not pleasant.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kramer (4905) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 5, 2008
25 oz bottle, 2006 Vintage, via TheCheeseMan I believe. Pours a slightly hazy yellow gold with a small minimal white head that ran to a thin ring. Nice crisp slightly overripe apples with lots of skins and a bit of dry funkiness. Soft delicate apple cider with a touch of sugary sweetness, again, lots of skins on the finish. This is like taking a bite out of a fresh juicy apple, but there’s that soft funkiness that really adds to the complexity. Great minimal yet fizzy carbonation with a slight tannic dryness on the finish that makes me take gulp after gulp. This was just like the others from Dupont, excellent. I could really drink these all night.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 19, 2008
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2008 2007 Bottle: Pop goes the cork..fizzy through the air to the glass...Head starts huge with a vigorous pour but fast fowards to absolute nothing. Slowly the bubbles rise to the top and form a white ring around the edges of the glass. The nose is subtle apple with faint notes of wood, cheese, band-aid, must, and barn. The flavors bring out stronger notes of funk, cheese, and a sweet apple flavor that quickly finishes on the woody, cheesy, dry side. I probably should have held on to this for another year or two as I think the funk will grow, but as of now, it’s still quite nice. Very woody, sweet, but then dry at the same time. Will need to grab a few for the cellar, for sure.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7855) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
2006 bottle. Pours with a largish, foamy white head covering a hazy gold body with some particles. Aroma of apples, light barnyard and some cinnamon. Taste is sweet upfront followed by dry apples and earthyness. Fizzy.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SirPip (16) - Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2008
375ml Bottle 2006 Cinnamon nose. Earthy and over ripe apple flavors. Finishes dry, with an odd wood finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
TAR (2475) - Lafayette, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2008
2005 vintage: Pristine yellow gold. White head nosily fizzles as it slowly diminishes into a consistent, well-retained collar. Zingy, saliva-inducing aromas of unripe peaches, grass, melon, leather, bandage, dried apples, and musty basement. Notably minerally as well. Hints of iron and cedar. Soft, big-bubbled crackle of carbonation. Soft, well-rounded lactobacillus tartness immediately fuses with a bright kiss of explosive fruit which packs supple weight and a high concentration of refined sweetness. Notes of leather and oak gorgeously contrast with the slick body and remarkably succulent apple character as they lend light grip. Complexity is through the roof, and the balance is awe-inspiring. Brett-derived phenols crisply sparkle with pinpoint definition which echoes the equally snappy apple profile. Perfumey esters enhance the lift and bolster the quaffable nature of the cider. Borderline-brisk acidity lightly buckles the cheeks as it lends slight firmness to the otherwise resoundingly juicy body. Faint apple skin bitterness complements the structure as it harmonizes with the poignant yet artfully understated oak character. Tannins are nonexistent which allows the fruit to showcase its pureness. Acid continually teases the palate as it wavers in and out of the dense residuals. Lovely interplay between dryness and sweetness as it finishes with a lengthy fusion of pineapple, peach, musty cellar, and vibrant apples. Both a rustic and extravagant cider from France’s finest. Not stocking this by the case should be a sin. This is divine.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Styles (2014) - Lincoln Park, Michigan, USA - MAY 23, 2008
Consumed May ’06. Hazy yellowish-orange, decent head, lots of sedimant. Huge geueze like aroma. Sour apples, tart apple skin. Flavor much the same, with maybe a little cork character. Very dry, crisp. Very nice overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
legion242 (2177) - Richardson, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2008
Slight haze with fading head. Nose of grassy apple. Very nicely dry. Mild. Slight effervesence- nice hits of tartness at the sides.


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