Domaine Lesuffleur, La Folletiere Cider Normandy, France 2016 750mL

$28.99 USD
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  • Domaine Lesuffleur, La Folletiere Cider Normandy, France 2016 750mL
  • Domaine Lesuffleur, La Folletiere Cider Normandy, France 2016 750mL

Domaine Lesuffleur, La Folletiere Cider Normandy, France 2016 750mL

$28.99 USD
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Fruit:  12 different heritage Apple varieties

Tasting Notes:  Peach, Apple, Orange, Lemon

Benoît Lesuffleur is mainly a wine broker in Paris but has a passion for making cider. Against his parents' initial wishes, he has begun making cider from their best orchard in Normandy and is earning top ratings.

This is a Norman-style cider, with lovely acidity, tannin, and complexity, and just a touch of residual sugar for balance. It's fermented with indigenous yeasts in the “méthode ancestrale”, and ages for 10 months on fine lees in the bottle. It's slightly off-dry with a beautiful sublime apple kick. It's packaged in a Champagne style bottle which makes sense since it drinks more like a wine than a cider. 

 

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