In Greek mythology the sirens were creatures, half bird and half woman, who lured sailors to destruction by the sweetness of their songs. No less beguiling with its notes of fruit, spice and smoke, this cider may well lure you to a second glass and, after an illusion of residual sweetness, rather than drowning in the deep of the sea, as the story goes, the depths of your glass will reveal a wonderfully balanced acidity.
Whilst this is the new 2019 release, the 2017 release won Gold Medal at GLINTCAP in Heritage Cider category.
With its nose ofstewed apple, golden raisin, fig and walnut, this cider beguiles with notes of fruit, spice and smoke, cradled in an illusion of residual sweetness with the tannins revealing themselves in acidity rather than bitterness. Harvest-pressed and fermented slow and cold, the final curvaceous balance evolved from skilful blending by Eden’s cider team. Another glassful calls!
East Asian dishes such as sushi and Pad Thai or, closer to home, roasted monkfish.