Eden Vermont Ice Cider — Calville Blend
Style: Dessert Wine, Still Cider
Size: 375ml (half-sized bottle)
Residual sugar: 15%, Sweet
Fruit used: Eleven varieties of Vermont-grown apples including heirloom and cider varieties such as Roxbury Russet, Esopus Spitzenberg, Ashmead’s Kernel and Calville Blanc.
Awards: Gold: 2011 Great Lakes International Cider & Perry Competition; Silver: 2011 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition; 89 points: International Wine Review; Double Gold 2011 Florida State Fair Wine Competition; Gold 2010 Finger Lakes International Wine Competition; Gold: 2010 Los Angeles International Wine Competition
This is our flagship ice cider, now on its fourth vintage. In addition to MacIntosh and Empire, Russets provide full-bodied sweetness, Calville Blancs provide acidity and citrus notes for balance, and Ashmead’s Kernels provide natural tannins for structure. Serve with artisanal cheeses, game or dessert. 2010 vintage released in August of 2011.
Available in: Massachusetts, New York, Vermont
Retail Availability: Click for list, Eden Ice Cider has good retail presence in Massachusetts, New York and Vermont. Click link for lists of stores in each state.