Producer: Oliver’s https://www.oliversciderandperry.co.uk/
Cider Name: Fine Perry #6 (Keeved, Sweet, Season 2019)
Region: Herefordshire, Uk
Taste: Pear, Honey notes. sherbert
Served: 750ml bottle (Cool room temperature)
Smell: Pear, honey
Carbonation: Lightly Sparkling
Review / Tasting notes
“A beautifully tasty perry. Naturally sweet with balancing acidity and gentle tannins. Juicy.Juicy.”
The 2019 #6 fine keeved Perry is an absolute delight. If, like me, you were brought up in the 70’s-80’s on sherbet dib-dabs and pear drops, then you will appreciate their familiar sweet/sour fizz on your tongue when you take your first sip. As the sweet pear and sour acidity balance perfectly on the palate, the honey notes can be savoured for a while before a creamy mouthfeel is left behind.
The aroma is pear and honey notes.
Verdict: This superb perry is expertly made using the keeving process. The result is a lightly fermented (2.8% ABV) and naturally clear nectar which is the colour of honey. The taste is a sweet reminder of pear drops and sherbet.
Rating: Bronze Award* (Fine Perry)
Ranking: To be announced (01/07/2021)
*A Bronze award is awarded to only 10% of ciders reviewed by us. Therefore this is a highly rated cider in the category of Fine Perry.