Apple "sweet wine"
This non sparkling "sweet wine" from apples, low in alcohol, has unique aromatic richness and sweetness. Domaine Dupont exclusive. Givre won a prize at the Innovative Food from Normandy competition.
- Nutrient poor clay and marl soil,
perfect for giving small fruit.
- 67% of bittersweet apples
33% of acid apples
- from October to November
- Residual Sugar
- 120 g per liter
- Alcohol cont.
- 11% vol.
The cider ferments in stainless steel
vats. If calvados is made by
double distillation (high temperature
extraction), Givre is made by
cooling the cider to very low
temperature. At these temperatures,
crystals of ice form. They are
separated from the liquid, which
is thereby enriched with sugar, alcohol
and body. Eight stages of chilling
are needed in order to obtain
Density (O.G.): 1056 after pressing, equivalent to 126 g of sugar per litre.
Eyes: Brilliant, amber mahogany.
Nose: Baked apple, jammy quince, caramel.
Mouth: Baked apple, nice balance between sweetness and briskness, hint of nuts, long finish.
No sugar added. No gluten.
Storage: Keep the bottles upright or lying down in a cool cellar (8 to 12°C, 46 to 54°F ). Givre keeps a long time. After opening, keep cold and drink within a week to avoid any trace of oxidation.
Service: Serve chilled. Goes with blue cheese, desserts made with apples (Tart Tatin, crumble), nuts, chocolate or red fruits.
Challenge Best French Wine & Spirit for Asia: Gold medal
Bottle type: 37,5 cl