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 Punt Road Wines and Napoleone & Co Ciders bottles in the orchard

Punt Road Wines and Napoleone & Co Ciders bottles in the orchard

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Punt Road Winery has been making super-premium Yarra Valley wines for over a decade and is highly regarded for making wines with elegance and finesse. Now they are applying that successful winemaking technique to craft cider.

Napeolone Ciders contain fruit that is estate grown by three generations of the Napoleone family. 

 

Napoleone and Co Apple Cider

Using 100% Yarra Valley fruit, estate Grown on the Napoleone family’s orchards (est. 1948) and crafted by outstanding winemakers using a variety of apples – Pink Lady, Fuji, Granny Smith and Jonagold (not extract). Then fermented with Champagne yeast and produced in regular, fresh, small batches.

The cider displays bright aromas of crisp apple with subtle vanillin and cinnamon oak character and is wonderfully refreshing with a clean, dry finish..

4.9% Alc/Vol

RRP A$5 bottle, A$18 4-pack, A$95 case (24)

 

 

Napoleone and Co Pear Cider

This unique pear cider has been hand-crafted using fruit from the Napoleone family’s Yarra Valley orchards, established in 1948.

The combination of  Packham’s Triumph and Beurre Bosc pears adds the complexity and balance needed to deliver a refreshing and distinctive cider.

Fermented using a Rhone Valley white wine yeast, this cider is produced in regular, fresh, small batches by the winemakers at Punt Road Wines.

Displaying a distinctive aroma of earthy ripe pears, and natural sweetness of the fruit this cider has a refreshing and distinctive palate.

4.7% Alc/Vol

RRP A$5 bottle, A$18 4-pack, A$95 case (24)
 

 

 

 

 

Regions

  • Melbourne Surrounds (VIC)
  • Yarra Valley (Wine) (VIC)
  • Yarra Valley, Dandenongs and the Ranges (VIC)

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