Thorn Perry, 2018

Company Name

Butford Organics

Name of Maker

Martin Harris

Name of Product

Thorn Perry

Region

Herefordshire

Season (year fruit grown)

2018

Bottle Size

750ml

Alcohol level (% vol)

6.6%

Case Size

6

Bottle Type

Green champagne bottle

Closure Type

Mushroom cork with wire closure

Making

Varieties Used

Thorn 100%

About the Orchard

Typical Herefordshire fertile clay soil. Fruit from 2 orchards planted by ourselves with trees now 10 to 15 years old, on traditional pyro communis rootstock and more contemporary pyro dwarf rootstock.

Vintage Conditions & Harvest

Very hot summer with extended dry periods. High sugar levels and very low sorbitol (unfermentable sugar).

Wild or Cultured Yeasts?

Wild yeasts

If cultured, more details:

N/A

Any sulphites?
(non naturally occurring)

No

Extra Details
(sulphites)

N/A

Filtered?

No

Pasteurised?

No

Fermented In

Stainless Steel

Barrel Type

N/A

Any Other Details

Racked once prior to bottling

Style

Makers Aims/Intentions

To produce a medium/medium dry naturally sparkling high quality perry completely additive free.

Style

Naturally Sparkling

Extra Details (style)

Method Ancestrale from SG1010

Sediment/Disgording

Slight sediment

On a Scale of Sweet - Dry

Medium Dry

Residual Sugar level (g/l)/K

-

PH level

-

Titratable Acid level (g/l)

-

Tasting Notes

Main Taste Characteristics

On the nose: Delicate, floral/grassy.

On the palate: Soft bubbles, moussy texture followed by wonderfully succulent notes of grapefruit and other citrus.

Scale of 1-5
(1=Delicate, 5=full bodied)

3

Food pairing  recommendations

Aperitif - best before gently flavoured starter - fish course

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