Tasting Cider

There are many different kinds of cider on the market, and just like vines, they can have an array of different characteristics. There are sweets cider, with a fruity taste, with a low alcohol content and very sparkling, or dry cider, more or less sparkling, and traditional cider, with a higher alcohol content and with bitter notes.

In order to facilitate the tasting, the cider wheel encompasses al the common aromas of this drink. In order to proceed correctly, the best way is to start from the centre of the wheel by identifying the general categories of aromas (fruity, bitter, sweet…). In order to refine the perception one can then work their way outward circle by circle, identifying the taste with precision.