Little Pomona Wading In
Apples: Egremont Russet
Susanna and James Forbes of Little Pomona make natural cider from their 120 tree orchard in Thornbury, North Herefordshire. In their own words, their aim is to make cider that "speak of the land, that taste of the harvest, that illustrate the wonderful cider making heritage the region is built on, and that look to the future".
Wading In is an ancestral (pét nat) style cider made from 100% Egremont Russet apples aged in French oak barrels. Sweet wallflowers, almond blossom, lemon oil and honey are just part of the gorgeous aromatics that greet your nose as it reaches the glass. In the mouth, a lovely framework of bright tropical citrus is adorned with orange zest, apple strudel and a note of star anise. It’s got a beautiful creamy mouthfeel, succulent juicy acids and a distinct minerality at the finish.