Ashmead’s Kernel and Reinette Musquee (Margil), both classic russet apples, originated in England and France respectively in the early 1700s. They are cherished for fresh eating as well as their cider making qualities. This cider exemplifies the essence of russet apples.
In the cidery: Pressed a week after harvest, co-ferment, DV10 yeast.
In the bottle: Spicy acidity, soft tannins, cooked peaches, dry autumn leaves, honeycomb on the finish.
Varieties: Ashmead’s Kernel 60%, Reinette Musquee 40%