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Farnum Hill Kingston Black '02 reserve

Farnum Hill Kingston Black '02 reserve Wine Details

Description: Golden, still, dry, redolent of muskmelon, orange peel, flowers, bittersweet apple, romance. Made from the temperamental Kingston Black apple, long treasured abroad as a single-variety cider fruit for its rare balance of tannin, sugar, and acid. Lovely on its own or as a flattering companion to food. Found at a few bold wine shops in New York, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire; poured at certain dazzling New York restaurants: Blue Hill, Craft, Gramercy Tavern. People engaging our Kingston Black come either to regard it as indispensably delicious or as too singular for true enjoyment -- the palate being a most personal part of our makeup. Kingston Black costs a lot, as cider goes, because we can't make much -- maybe 160 cases from the '02 harvest, up from 100 from the '01. So, trying Kingston Black is a gamble. Always happy to learn your reaction, should you like to write us.


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