Trowbridge Appple Cider 2017
Region: Russian River Valley
Fruit: Granny Smith, Johnathan, Pippin, King, Winesap, and Rome Beauty with 3% Quince
Vineyard: Ben Hurst
Average Age of Vines: 80 years
Harvest: by hand
Winemaking: Col Fondo. These are picked together and milled together, then pressed directly to neutral French Oak barrels. After a period of 12 months in barrel, fresh juice is added from the following vintage. The wine is then bottled and a second fermentation takes place in bottle to bring the bubbles.
Aging: Basewine aged 12 months sur lie in neutral French Barrels
Added S02: 30 ppm
Misc:This is an effort to save the 80 year old trees in the orchard of our friend Ben Hurst which are located in the historic apple growing area of Sonoma County called Sebastopol.