Full Review

Sidewood

Sidewood
NV Pear Cider, Adelaide Hills

Category: Fruit Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 5.0%
89 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended

Sidewood
NV Pear Cider, Adelaide Hills

Category: Fruit Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: Australia
Alcohol: 5.0%
Golden yellow color. Waxy aromas and flavors of roasted pear, bruleed apple, buttered crusty bread, and vanilla wafer creme cookie with a satiny, vibrant, dry-yet-fruity light-to-medium body and a medium-length finish displaying notes of minerals, tea, and green apple skin finish. A pleasantly dry cider with wide appeal.

Tasting Info

Beer Glass Style: Crisp & Light
Aroma Aroma: roasted pear, bruleed apple, buttered crusty bread, and vanilla wafer creme cookie
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of minerals, tea, and green apple skin
Bitterness Bitterness: None
Enjoy Enjoy: on its own and with food
Recipes Pairing: Pork Chops, Cobb Salad, Chicken Caesar Salad
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasantly dry cider with wide appeal.

The Producer

Sidewood Estate

The Producer
PO Box 828
Oakbank, 5243
Australia
61 -(08) 8389 9234

Their Portfolio

86 Sidewood 2016 Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 13.5% (Australia) $17.43.
89 Sidewood NV Sparkling, Pinot Noir Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $15.85.
91 Sidewood 2015 Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $20.00.
93 Sidewood 2017 Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $18.00.
89 Sidewood 2013 Isabella Sparkling Rosé , Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $27.00.
84 Sidewood 2014 Chloe Cuvée Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $27.00.
86 Sidewood NV Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $19.00.
89 Sidewood 2016 Mappinga, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $25.00.
93 Sidewood 2017 Estate, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $21.00.
87 Sidewood NV Apple Cider 5.0% (Australia)
89 Sidewood NV Pear Cider, Adelaide Hills 5.0% (Australia)
94 Sidewood 2015 Mappinga, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $42.50.
92 Sidewood 2017 Estate, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $19.00.
88 Sidewood 2016 Estate, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $19.50.
90 Sidewood 2017 Estate, Chardonnay, Adelaide Hills 13% (Australia) $19.00.
90 Sidewood 2016 Estate, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $19.50.
90 Sidewood NV Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $18.00.
87 Sidewood 2015 Cassandra Blanc de Blancs, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $.00.
92 Sidewood 2014 Isabella Sparkling Rosé, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $25.00.
90 Sidewood 2015 Chloe Cuvée Sparkling, Adelaide Hills 11.5% (Australia) $25.00.
84 Stable Hill 2016 Palomino, Pinot Grigio, Adelaide Hills 12.5% (Australia) $17.43.
87 Stable Hill 2016 The Unicorn, Sauvignon Blanc, Adelaide Hills 12% (Australia) $17.43.
91 Stable Hill 2016 The Little Villager, Pinot Noir, Adelaide Hills 13.5% (Australia) $17.43.
90 Stable Hill 2015 Mustang, Shiraz, Adelaide Hills 14.6% (Australia) $17.43.
87 Stable Hill 2016 The Masked Knight, Cabernet Sauvignon, Adelaide Hills 14.5% (Australia) $17.43.
84 Stable Hill 2016 Cremello, Chardonnay, South Australia 12% (Australia) $16.50.

Fruit Cider

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This category contains all non-apple based ciders, excluding perry. Many ciders in this category are in fact a blend of apple cider and other fruit juices. These ciders can range from sweet to dry and typically feature the flavors and aromas of the added fruit.