Eric Bordelet – Poire Authentique
Name: Eric Bordelet – Poire Authentique
Sampled April 2019
|Brand: Eric Bordelet
Type: Apple – Cidre
Location of Brewing: Mise au Chateau de Hauteville, France
Website Link: ericbordelet.com
Gluten Free: Yes
Sugar Content: N/ASize(s) available: 750ml (bottle)
Availability: Import – LCBO Vintages (Winter 2019)
Colour: Dark, rusty yellow
Carbonation: Medium. Sparsely streaming
Cider Crate Tasting Notes:
Smell: Semi-strong aroma, Musty, sweet, ice-cider-like aspects. Some pear notes.
Initial Taste: Medium bite from carbonation. Sweet and semi-syrupy pear. Thick but not sugary. Some acidity and musty/earthy.
After Taste: Becomes flatter and even more like an apple cider. Pear become more noticeable the more you get into the bottle. Has a bit of a metallic finish. Very cellared and aged tasting.
On ice: Much thinner. Less metallic notes.
Additional Notes: The Eric Bordelet – Poire Authentique is a unique Perry, its taste profile is like a thicker apple cider, but still has notes of a deep, ripe pear. Sweet but not sugary, it finishes slightly dry and full-flavoured. It tastes rustic.
Rated on a scale of 1-5
Sweet – 3.5
Sour – 2.5
Crisp – 2
Dry – 3
Fruity – 3
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