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Milea Estate

Milea Estate
Wild Goose Bourbon Barrel Aged Hard Cider

Pair this cider with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Specialty Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 8.5%
Bronze Medal
Recommended
$10

Milea Estate
Wild Goose Bourbon Barrel Aged Hard Cider

Pair this wine with:
Chicken Shellfish

Category: Specialty Cider

Date Tasted:
Country: USA
Alcohol: 8.5%
Silvery straw color. Interesting aromas and flavors of match lit coconut candle, apple keffir, yogurt macadamia nuts, and steamed rice with a supple, racy, spritzy, dryish medium body and an interesting, medium-length finish with overtones of starfruit, lime peppered jicama, bamboo shoots, and mulch. A nice dry, wood-accented Cider that will be great with shellfish.

Tasting Info

Wine Glass Style: Crisp & Lively, Funky, Old World & Savory
Aroma Aroma: match lit coconut candle, apple keffir, yogurt macadamia nuts, and steamed rice
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with overtones of starfruit, lime peppered jicama, bamboo shoots, and mulch
Sweetness Sweetness: Dryish
Enjoy Enjoy: Enjoy on its own
Recipes Pairing: Smoked Oysters, West Coast Oysters, BBQ Chicken
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice dry, wood-accented cider that will be great with shellfish.

The Producer

Milea Estate Vineyard

The Producer
450 Hollow Road
Staatsburg, NY 12580
USA
1 845-264-0403

Their Portfolio

Specialty Cider

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Serve in a Pokal
Specialty ciders include all ciders that do not fit neatly into other categories. These ciders may be barrel-aged, dry-hopped, spiced, made with single or heirloom apple varietals, fermented with an exotic or wild yeast strain, or any combination of these techniques. Ciders in this category have a diverse set of flavors, aromas and alcohol content. Most specialty ciders have seasonal or limited availability, but are becoming more readily available year-round as the category grows in popularity.

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