Since its institution in 2011, Brännland Iscider has pursued a outstanding imaginative and prescient—to create one of many best candy wines worldwide, crafted from Swedish apples and the subarctic chilly, reflecting the distinctive terroir. Introducing with satisfaction, the 2021 version of the barrel-aged ice cider, Brännland Iscider Barrique.
Winemaking is a affected person artwork, and Brännland Iscider Barrique 2021 exemplifies this. Initially, the wines chosen for the ultimate mix didn’t meet our satisfaction, regardless of extended growing old. After deliberation, we made the choice to attend so long as required—extending the growing old course of by an extra six months, surpassing the usual twelve. Shared Andreas Sundgren, the founding father of Brännland Iscider.
This classic took longer to mature resulting from varied causes. Our intention was to increase the growing old course of starting with the 2021 version, solely using bigger 500-liter barrels from the famend Fassbinderei Stockinger in Austria. Described as soon as by Jancis Robinson as “The winemaker Strad,” highlighting their equal worth to a Stradivarius instrument.
These bigger barrels facilitate a slower maturation tempo, and the wines chosen for the Barrique 2021 embody a variety of expressions. From lusciously candy wines with low alcohol content material to unusually dry wines with heightened acidity.
The end result is astonishing—the Barrique 2021 is the weightiest wine ever bottled by Brännland Iscider, but nonetheless encompassing the important stability and pressure we search in every classic. Andreas Sundgren expressed, “The Barrique 2021 provides the whole lot and extra that we’ve come to anticipate from a Brännland Iscider Barrique.”
Brännland Iscider Barrique 2021 showcases 20.5 grams of acidity and 220 grams of residual sugar per liter. This extraordinary wine is crafted with a mix of fifty% Mutsu and 50% Belle de Boskoop, harboring distinctive growing old potential.
APPEARANCE: Deep gold-flecked amber.
NOSE: Ripe apple embraced by notes of darkish roasted vanilla, butterscotch, and evenly whipped cream sweetened with demerara sugar.
PALATE: Recent, ripe apple with beneficiant sweetness. The excessive acidity creates pressure, carries the sweetness, and results in the oxidized, creamy, toffee end. ABV 9%
RESIDUAL SUGAR: 220 grams/liter
TOTAL ACIDITY 20.5 gram/liter
BOTTLED: September 2023 VINTAGE 10,000 bottles, 187 ml
SERVING TEMPERATURE: 8-12 levels centigrade APPLE VARIETIES Mutsu, Belle de Boskoop
STORAGE: Distinctive growing old potential.
PAIRING: Cheese, desserts with apple and berries, foie gras. Meditational wine.