Soils – rich, deep loam soil
This tart apple orchard is located at the bottom of the deep and loamy valley floor, surrounded by forest.
Arboriculture – The tall trees are protected from the wind by grassy strips, which promotes diversity. There were no added pesticides or insecticides in order to protect the environment. The orchard are certified Organic and Demeter biodynamie farming production.
Cidrification – The apples were manually harvested from October to November. The fermentation is managed in tanks and then blended with natural yeasts in a special oak barrels which has priviously aged a white St Joseph Victoria, from Domaine Julien Cécillon.
The cider was bottled in late April, with natural bubble formation and no added sulfur, non-carbonated and non-pasteurized. A second fermentation occurs in the bottle. Wild yeasts are necessary to make the natural foam.
Extra-Dry Cider – Very fine natural bubbles, golden bright color, almost zero sweet. In the palate, notes of citrus flavour, almond, enhanced by subtle salinity and oak barel flavour.
Tasting suggestions – Ideal as an aperitif or to accompany a fish pie, a grilled lobster, creamy scallops or risotto…
Cool before serving at 8°C
Millésime : 2021