This organic farmhouse-style cider has a crisp, fresh, apple bouquet, with mix of citrus peel and musty floral notes, and fruity aromas of apricot and citrus fruits. A brisk, refined finish that lingers on the palate.
Domaine de la Minotière
Domaine de la Minotière is a small 15 hecare single domaien of cidre orchards cultivated udner 100% organic certification. The specialty is traditional farmhouse cidre produced in both a dry (Brut) and sweet (Doux) style.
Orchards & Production
Teh orchards contain a variety of apple trees (Binet rouge, Bisquet, Noel des Champs, Clos renaux, Petit jaune, Peau de chien) producing multiple kinds of fruit flavors such as sweet, bitter or acidulous. The cidery follows the Organic chart for all operations. Manually sorting out apples and pressing at a very slow process called “presse a paquet” which is the traditional way in Normandy. The must is cooled in a tank which is temperature controlled & regulated to permit their clarification. The natural fermentation goes through a 3 month process where the yeast is present on the fruit.
The ciders are regularly analyzed by an independent laboratory; and certified “Ecocert” for the label “Organic” and the certification “Quality France” for the notation “Cider From Normandy.”
A crisp fresh apple bouquet with a brisk, refined finish that lingers on the palate. The color is pale yellow and light. It has a mix of citrus peel and musty floral notes, and fruity aromas of apricot and citrus fruits.
As an aperitif, or to accompany white meats (chicken or pork), fish or soft cheeses.
In good storing conditions, this cider can keep 2 years