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Cidre Nerios
2 months ago

Cidre Nerios

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Cidre Nerios is a from Brittany, France. Made by the Cidermaker Domaine Johanna Cecillon. Coming from a long line of wine and cidermakers, Cecillon really knows her way around oak barrels. Read More

Sidre Brut Tendre
1 year ago

Sidre Brut Tendre

By  •  French

Sidre Brut Tendre is a French cider from Normandy, made by Eric Bordelet. Bordelet was a sommelier but now he has turned his pallet to cider making, mixing traditional French apple varieties with wine making techniques.

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Sassy Le Cidre Rosé
1 year ago

Sassy Le Cidre Rosé

By  •  French

Sassy Cider has launched in Australia. This French Cider house has a trio of ciders but I am going with their more unusual offering. Le Cidre Rosé is a pink cider. But without artificial colours how do you make a pink cider? Read More

Casino Cidre Bouché Brut
2 years ago

Casino Cidre Bouché Brut

By  •  French

Alabang, Manila, Philippines. Not the first place I’d travel to in search of quality cider. In fact most people I have spoken to here have never heard of it. But where there is a will there is a way. With some local knowledge I got my hands on a bottle of Casino Cidre Bouché Brut

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Fournier Doux
3 years ago

Fournier Doux

By  •  French

Fournier Doux is an bit of an elusive cider. The company’s website does little more than show images of the ciders they make including the Doux, a brut and a rosé. The bottle does tell us that the apples used in the cider are grown in their own orchards. That to me, is a massive part of “real cider”. I’m not saying superb real ciders can’t be made from brought in apples but they loose something in the terrior. It’s this soil to bottle mentality coupled with the traditional Normandy taste has seen them awarded a PGI by the European union.
PGI or Protected geographical indication Means that a product is typical of a region. The techniques used are traditional and unique to the culture of that region. The term Doux is a French term to describe the fact it is a sweet cider below 3% alcohol.

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