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Kerisac Cider Doux NV

ID No: 10684
Country:France
Region:Brittany
Grape Type:Fruit Blend
Winery:Kerisac
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Product Description

The Kerisac Cider Doux is produced from these five following types of apples: Kermerien (bitter), Bedan (sweet), Douce-Moën (bitter-sweet), Petit Jaune and Avrolles (acidulous). 
This special cuvée is low in alcohol (only 2.5%). Refreshing and fruity, it is ideal as an aperitif and excellent when poured over desserts and sherbets.

Winery: Kerisac

The Kerisac Estate
Kerisac was founded in 1920 by Edmond Guillet and is located in the town of Guenrouët, in the Loire-Atlantique département (Brittany). The Guillet family combines tradition and modern technology to produce high quality cider. In 2001, they obtained the certification "Produced in Brittany" dedicated to promote the region of Brittany, its know-how and quality products.

The
Kerisac Environment
The Guillet family uses only the best apples to achieve the perfect balance of sweet and sour tastes. The apples are harvested between September and December, and then left to ripen for 3 weeks. At this stage, the apples are pressed, filtered and bottled. The cider is then stored and maintained at a low temperature.

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Our Block 21 Cabernet is a single vineyard selection from the Trione Cloverdale Ranch, located on the western flank of the Mayacamas Mountains, in the northern portion of Alexander Valley. The vines, planted in 2001 with Bordeaux clone 337, grow in clay and sandy loam soils underlain with a high percentage of gravel. Cabernet Sauvignon grown in this ideal terroir develops deep, concentrated flavors and fine, smooth tannins.

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