9 Year old 2012 Vintage, Straw Pressed, Oak Matured, Triple Bottle Fermented
Introducing our 9 year old, 2012 Vintage, limited edition, triple bottle fermented, Naturally Sparkling Devon Cyder. A long time in the making with a unique journey along the way. One for connoisseurs & aficionados to savour! Made with age-old production methods & a wide range of Bitter-Sharp, Bitter-Sweet, Sharp & Sweet, Devon Cyder apple varieties. Aged in oak & 75cl heavyweight bottles.
2012 – Pressed on our twin screw oak press through barley straw.
2012 – 2013 – Wild yeast fermentation & settling 1 year in Oak.
2013 – 2014 – Racked & matured 1 year in Oak.
2014 – 2016 – 1st in-bottle fermentation 2 years.
2016 – 2018 – 2nd in-bottle fermentation 2 years.
2018 – 2021 – Matured in-bottle 3 years.
7.0% abv. (labelled 6.5% at bottling stage). Dry to taste SG 1.099. Table Cyder, heavyweight bottle, sealed crown cap, serve chilled. Unfiltered, light sediment, pour gently. Pours nicely, amber, golden in colour. Naturally sparkling, lively, fine mousse, light & airy mouthfeel, balanced, smooth, spicy, tannic, oak, apple, crisp, fruity, nutty, full bodied, long complex finish.
Prizes at all 3 major Westcountry Shows at different stages including First Prize at Devon County Show 2015, Silver Medal at Royal Bath & West Show – British Cider Championships 2016, Gold Medal at Royal Cornwall Show 2019.
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