Utopia "Eleonora" Rosé Cider

Utopia "Eleonora" Rosé Cider - NV

Item # 44876 750mL
$22.96/ Single Bottle
$275.52 $261.74/ Case of 12
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Tasting Notes

This dry sparkling rosé cider is made from Belle de Boskoop and some wild apples sourced from old orchards on the Moravian-Bohemian borderlands. The apples are pressed, then the must is blended with Cabernet Franc pomace from Milan Nestarec. This ferments for one week before being aged in old oak barrels for one year before bottling. Pair with wild boar and forest berry stew.

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Cabernet Franc

Relegated to moderate obscurity in modern times, Cabernet Franc is in fact the proud parent of the attention-hogging Cabernet Sauvignon (after an illicit affair with Sauvignon Blanc a hundred-odd years ago). Cabernet Franc has remained close to its roots in France, enjoying small pockets of popularity primarily in the Loire Valley (specifically in Chinon), where it is often bottled as a varietal...

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