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Cidrerie du Vulcain

Cidre de Fer - 2018 - Jacques Perritaz

A nose with notes of pear, dry sherry, and sweet fruits just roasted in the oven ... Palate: an extra dry cider, slightly salty, with fine bubbles, and a finish with a touch of the Fer apple’s tannins, and subtle bitter notes. A great success.

Size
75 cl
Original features
Organic wine
Degree of alcohol
6,5 %
To drink from
2021 to 2025
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€14.90
VAT included

A cuvée made from the Fer (literally ‘iron’) apple, an ancient variety discovered in Germany at the end of the 19th century, made from apple trees grown organically and planted in the Valais, on brown clay soils over schist. The apples are picked by hand, followed by partial fermentation with indigenous yeasts and coarse filtration to attain the desired amount of residual sugar. Secondary fermentation in the bottle, with a microdose of sulphur.

Jacques Perritaz

Jacques Perritaz

Jacques Perritaz, a biologist by training, was on a research trip the day he uncovered the little-known – if not forgotten – fruit cultivating heritage of the canton of Fribourg, Switzerland. The discovery inspired him to start a new mission – to revitalise the canton’s artisanal fruit traditions and promote the lasting preservation of its landscape and varietal heritage. His first trials...

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