Pouring the bottle, you get a very light coloured liquid (as in the picture), with a light aroma of apple, still without even a hint of repressed bubble. To the taste, a very smooth apple flavour, sweet to start, but then expanding to reveal a deeper more full bodied apple taste. Smooth on the finish, this is more a cider to sip than drink. It is almost like a good chardonnay, in colour and body, but with apple, and that is not a bad thing. Clearly the maturing process has added the quality and class to this cider, and anyone who like good white wine would appreciate this vintage still cider.
This still cider has been made by H. Weston and Sons since 1880, and that pedigree is clearly shown in the taste. The apples are fermented then traditionally matured in 100 year old oak vats, before being cold filtered and bottled without pasteurisation. This keeps all the clean fresh fruit aromas and flavours, which gives a medium bodied cider that has a consistent body of apple taste.
Serve chilled and enjoy it on its own. You will be pleasantly surprised.
|Closure:||Bottle Top, 500ml|