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Clafeld – Elderflower Cider & Wine

Clafeld – Elderflower Cider & Wine

Cider Profile:

Name:  Clafeld Elderflower Cider & Wine
Sampled October 2017

Brand: Clafeld Fruit Winery and Cidery
Type:
Flavoured
Location of Brewing: Picton, Ontario
ABV: 9%
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Ingredients: Fermented apple and grape juice, dried elderflower, sulphites, potassium sorbate
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/A

Size(s) available: 341 mL (bottles)
Availability:
All year – retail store and online
Flavour:
Elderflower
Colour:
Very pale yellow – almost clear
Carbonation:
Medium infrequent bubbles

 


Cider Crate Tasting Notes:

Smell: Medium sweet apple w/ floral and white wine notes
Initial Taste: Mild to medium bite. Sweet and smooth. Strong elderflower flavour with sweet apple notes.
After Taste: Continuing elderflower flavours. Mild astringency. Some fermentation notes. Lingering floral flavours. Semi-dry, white wine finish.
On ice: Carbonation is cut. Ice cuts the flavour slightly. Becomes more astringent on ice.

Additional Notes:  Clafeld’s Elderflower is a light cider offering, which has a very natural elderflower flavour that is not too overpowering. Strong wine presence, that has light apple and floral notes. Semi-dry finish. Drink this cider fresh, it is not to be aged as we discovered with an older version we had let sit for a while.

Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3
Sour – 2
Crisp – 2.5
Dry – 3
Fruity – 3

Next recommendations:
More Sweet – County Peach Cider
More Sour – 401 Cider Orchard Blend
More Dry – Tawse Sparkling
More Crisp – Clafeld Rosehip Cider

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