Vinařství Mühlberger Cider

Located in Moravia, the wine region of the Czech Republic, close to the Austrian border, Vinařství Mühlberger is a small vineyard producing around 7000 bottles a year. Their focus is mainly on wine, but they have apple and quince orchards as well, so they also produce cider and quince wine. Their cider is the result of the collaboration with Eska restaurant from Prague-Karlin.Company: Vinařství Mühlberger 
Place of Origin: Jaroslavice, Znojmo district in South Moravian Region, the Czech Republic
Apples: unknown varieties
ABV: 4%
Package type: 330ml clear glass with twist-off cap
Recommended type of glass: white wine or pint glass

Appearance: pours a clear yellow straw with a quickly reducing white head. Lightly carbonated. Body is medium.

Aroma/Nose: all I can get is a scent of fermented apples and honey-like sweetness.

Taste: it starts quite sweet with a honey-like note and no acidity to break the sweetness. However, I can get a distant vinegary note with fermented apples on the mid-palate with a gentle touch of astringency, and low bitterness to the end.

Overall: I quite enjoyed the first few sips of cider from Vinařství Mühlberger, but after a while, I felt I had enough. It was tiring and quite dull due to the quite high level of sweetness/low level of acidity. Simply, too sweet for my tastes. Hence, those having a sweet tooth will be delighted with this drop. It’s really not bad and drinkable but could be more complex both on the nose and the palate. 3.5/6

Availability: you can find their cider in Eska restaurant in Prague – Karlin.

Price: paid 65 CZK (2.5 EUR) for a 330ml bottle at Slavnost Cideru 2017 in Prague