Dabinett, 2017

Company Name

Oliver's Cider and Perry

Name of Maker

Tom Oliver

Name of Product

Dabinett

Region

Herefordshire

Season

2017

Bottle Size

750ml and 375ml

Alcohol level (% vol)

9.3

Case Size

6 x 750ml

Bottle Type

750ml Flint Champagne

Closure Type

Gold Crown Cap

Making

Varieties Used

100% Dabinett

About the Orchard

From a single orchard in Ocle Pychard. Planted in 1968 and managed organically for the last 15 years.

Vintage Conditions & Harvest

Reasonable year for late season Dabinett. Sugars good. Juice yield average to low with small fruits.

Fermented In

Wooden Barrel

Barrel Type

Oak ex-whisky barrel.

Wild or Cultured Yeasts?

Wild yeasts

If cultured, more details:

-

Any sulphites? (non naturally occurring)

Yes

Extra Details (sulphites)

At bottling.

Filtered?

Yes, plate filtered.

Pasteurised?

Yes

Any Other Details

Matured for 10 months in cask.

Style

Makers Aims/Intentions

To display the credentials of a SV Dabinett from a single orchard in one season. Smooth, spicy, pushed for acidity especially after malolactic. Full bodied but soft.

Style

Still

Extra Details (style)

Sediment/Disgorging

N/A

On a Scale of Sweet - Dry

Bone Dry

Residual Sugar level (g/l)

PH level

Titratable Acid level (g/l)

Tasting Notes

Main Taste Characteristics

Spicy and oakey from tannins and wood, deep red cider fruit with musty barn and hints of blue cheese. Round and soft.

Scale of 1-5

(1=Delicate, 5=full bodied)

5

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