Riestra Sidra Natural

RiestraThis Spanish Asturian sidra pours out with a nearly opaque cloudiness that puts a nice gleen on the golden-yellow liquid. The nose throws a clean, sourish air that is fairly intense. The nail polish is strong in this one. Below that look for lemony notes and a shadow of stone fruit aromas below. On the palate the cider is light to medium bodied with much more acid than tannin. There is the tiniest hint of effervescence. You would not mistake this cider for anything but traditional Asturian. The vinegar character is on full display along with citrus flavors and a refreshing mineral quality. This is very nice cider, very refreshing and really well-balanced. Finally, there’s lots of length here, the remnants hanging around long after the quaff.

Alcohol: 6.5%
Source: Asturias
Fruit: Traditional Spanish and French Cider Apples
Price: $10.00 / 700ml bottle
Rating: 3.5\ stars

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