2017 California Cider Competition

Best of Show

Sierra Beauty Heirloom (2016) by Gowan’s Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Still, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Show

Early Harvest by Sierra Cider. 7.2% AVB. 

Modern Cider

Best of Class

Sierra Beauty Heirloom (2016) by Gowan’s Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Still, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

1876 Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 5.7% AVB. 

SILVER. Gravenstein Heirloom (2015) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

SILVER. Macintosh Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Off-dry. 6.7% AVB. 

Heritage Cider

Best of Class

Early Harvest by Sierra Cider. 7.2% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Heritage Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Petillant, Dry. 8.5% AVB. 

SILVER. Hard Cider by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch from Mendocino, CA. Sparkling, Dry. 7.75% AVB. 

BRONZE. Little Red Barn Farmhouse Style by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Petillant, Sweet. 5.25% AVB. 

BRONZE. Cosmo's Gravenstein Tree by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Petillant, Dry. 7.48% AVB. 

BRONZE. Dry Summer Blend by Sierra Cider. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. 7.4% AVB. 

Traditional Cider

Best of Class

Farmhouse Style by Sierra Cider. 7.5% AVB. 

Reserve Best of Class

Orchard Blend Cider (2016) by Richard Reeves from Lake County, CA. Traditional English style. 10% AVB. 

Fruit Cider

Best of Class

Himalayan Huckleberry by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Sparkling, Dry. 7.48% AVB.

Varietal Ciders

Gravenstein Ciders

Best of Class

Gravenstein Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

Misc. Varietal Ciders

Best of Class

Macintosh Heirloom (2016) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Off-dry. 6.7% AVB. 

SILVER. Gravenstein Heirloom (2015) by Gowan's Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Sparkling, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

SILVER. Sierra Beauty Heirloom (2016) by Gowan’s Heirloom Cider from Mendocino County, Anderson Valley, CA. Estate Grown, Produced and Bottled. Still, Medium Sweetness. 6.9% AVB. 

BRONZE. Cosmo's Gravenstein Tree by Andrew Wells, Hayshed Gulch, from Mendocino County, CA. Petillant, Dry. 7.48% AVB. 

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