Not your mama’s cider. Roxbury Russet, Nehou, Muscat de Bernay, and other traditional “bittersweet” (high tannin, low acid) cider apples make this blend unexpectedly complex, tannic, and vinous, with a long finish. We sourced these scarce cider varieties from two small orchards in western Sonoma County, planted years ago with high hopes but nearly forgotten since.
Exceptionally food-friendly. Pair with aged cheeses, oysters, Dungeness crab, charcuterie, all things pork, roast poultry, and hearty vegetables.
brokensail (15214) - San Leandro, California, USA - DEC 2, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Upcider. Slightly hazed golden pour with a shirt lived white foam. Light tartness, lots of apple, and a mild sweetness. Nice yeastiness. Light tartness and sweetness on the flavor. Tart apple skins, yeast, and a bit of sugar. Lightly tannic. Pretty solid.
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