2018 Duncanson Brook Cider
Blend: 33% Golden Russet, 33% Jonagold, 33% Northern Spy
Premium traditional champagne methods of natural fermentation in its bottle to produce fine bubbles. Certified organic apples from a family orchard in Tupperville, Annapolis Valley - Golden Russet, Jonagold and Northern Spy. Hand disgorged and an iced cider dosage added.
Our cider is named after Duncanson Brook on our property, settled in 1800’s by the Duncanson family of Gaspereau after the Acadians. Our Estate vineyard grows on the same bench where their apples used to grow.
Suitable for vegan diets
Pressing December 10, 2018
14 Brix at pressing
7.8 g/l at pressing
Dosage will marry and further increase smoothness to 7 years after its birthday owing to its long bottle conditioning on yeast
First disgorging Aug 17, 2022
10 g/l iced cider dosage
Dry. Golden Russet provides the weight in the cuvee, Northern Spy the tannin and Jonagold a bright fruity component. Bottle fermented for a creamy mousse.
2018 had a devastating spring frost that reduced apple yields and shortened the growing season. This vintage shows concentration and bright acidity resulting from the unique growing season.
33% Golden Russet, 33% Jonagold, 33% Northern Spy
Food Pairing Notes
Curried Indian dishes, Spicy Chinese dishes, Cheeses
Certified Organic by Pro-Cert