Vintage: NV
Bottle sizes: 750 ML
Country: France
Region: Normandy
Appellation: Normandie
Wine type: Sparkling
Varietals: Apple
Biodynamic: Certified
Vineyard: 1.5 hectares of antique varietal apple and pear trees that are 40-50 years old.
Orientation: Multiple sites, varied exposure
Soil: Argelette refers to the stony soil made of of silt and clay/silt and dates back to the Precambrian era.
Viticulture: Orchards are farmed biodynamically
Vinification: Bordelet’s entire production of fruit is hand-picked in wooden cases. The apples are are crushed and left to macerate on their skins for more extraction.
Aging: Following the pressing, the alcoholic fermentation takes off, during which time the must is racked several times, and very lightly filtered. A small amount of residual is left in. The fruit is never chaptalized!
Notes: Best described as off-dry, this cider is perfect for aperitifs and light meals