Eden Vermont Ice Cider — Northern Spy
Style: Dessert Wine, Still Cider
Size: 375ml (half-sized bottle)
Residual sugar: 15%, Sweet
Fruit used: 100% Vermont-grown Northern Spy apples.
Awards: Gold: 2011 Great Lakes International Cider & Perry Wine Competition; Silver: 2011 Finger Lakes International Competition; 91 points: International Wine Review
This single-varietal ice cider is aged in French oak, imparting structure and delicate spice. Northern Spy is an antique variety of apple that was one of the three most popular in America at the end of the 19th century. It has a sweetly tart flavor that is superbly enhanced by the oak.
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.