Apple varieties used for Medium Dry Orchard Cuvée are Dabinett, Michelin, Yarlington Mill, Foxwhelps, Kingston Black, Harry Masters, and some Bramley for acidity. Harvest time for these apples is usually mid-October, except for Foxwhelps, which is harvested earlier but blended back in. Medium Dry Orchard Cuvée is fermented slowly on its natural occurring yeasts for up to six months. Gluten Free and Coeliac Friendly.
Technical - 5.5% ABV | Acid – 4.2 Grams per Litre | Sulphur – 0.3 trace of So2 | Calories - 55 per 100 ml
Food Pairing: Serve with traditional roast chicken/ pork and light game meats. Plus, a cider gravy adds to the flavour of the trimmings. Also try Medium Dry Orchard Cuvée with grilled Salmon and parsley butter, steamed mussels in their shell. To finish, accompany with some Moorish cheeses, like Durrus Cheese or most Irish farm-house cheeses.
Tasting Note: Mild flavoured and off dry to medium dry, with sweet apple notes finishing to a soft easy palate.
Cider Makers Note: Serve at 6-8 c and drink with a meal or on its own. Can have a little sediment at the end of the bottle.
Cider Makers Tip: Medium Dry Orchard Cuvée may be used for the reduction of sauces, stocks, and gravy.