2019 Black Twig

2019 Black Twig

Apple
VA - Other
$20.00 / 750 mL Bottle

  • Alcohol 7.70%
Harvested from Henley Orchards in 2018, located in Crozet, Virginia, this single varietal cider showcases both the Black Twig apple and the nuances of wild fermentation. A full bodied cider with earth and spice notes, it finishes with a slight citrus-like acidity. Pairs well with spiced foods, sauces with some acidity (tomato based sauces, lime, other citrus), and most cheeses.

100% Black Twig, aged in bourbon and wine barrels for over 9 months.

Notes

Single varietal cider.

We follow natural methods. We do not filter, fine, or add preservatives to our ciders. All are finished to dry, barrel aged, and bottle-conditioned.

Vineyard Name

Henley Orchards


Brand for Courthouse Creek Cider
Located in Maidens, VIrginia, Courthouse Creek adheres to natural methods of cider making. Our ciders are free from sulfites and all other additives, and we finish our ciders to dry. Indeed, we like to say, "we're not sweet, we're cider!" We also do not filter or fine our cider, and ferment and/or age everything in used barrels. While we did use some cultured yeasts in the past, this is no longer be the case beginning with the 2019 harvest.

We are the only cidery in Virginia to adhere to these natural methods, and one of a select few to do so on the east coast. We also grow heirloom cider apples with little intervention, using only minimal organic sprays and holistic methods to grow our fruit.. As we wait for our orchard to mature, we source all of our apples locally.
Courthouse Creek Cider
1581 Maidens Road
Maidens, VA 23102
http://www.courthousecreek.com

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