Multi-Award winning artisan Ciders, fermented from quality sun ripened whole crushed cider apples, picked from select orchards. We produce a range of fine, craft, bench mark ciders through the arts of blending, fermenting and maturation. Leading the way through the Dorset Cider Renaissance we invite you to try, live and love a bottle of Dorset Nectar.More
Dorset Nectar’s Real cider is naturally fermented from 11 varieties of West Country cider apples grown on our family run farm, from Brown’s apples to Dabinett, Coate Jerseys, Michelin, Tremletts Bitters, Taylor's, Chesil Jerseys, Sweet Coppin, Harry Master’s Jersey, Yarlington Mills and Porter’ Perfection to name a few.
Bees are kept for pollinating the blossoms and for their delicious honey. Beekeeping is essential for the growth and productivity of an orchard. The Bees pollinate the blossoms and feed on the nectar of the apple blossoms, clover and wild flowers.
At the cider farm sun ripened cider apples are whole crushed and pressed at the orchard’s cider barn near Bridport, then patiently nurtured, fermented using only natural, wild yeasts and blended to create smooth, delicious ciders that is fruity in taste and bursting with flavor. Similar to wine, the terroir is imperative is imperative when producing fine ciders, our orchards are located in a exotic, limited soil strata, Gods gift to cider apples.
The apples are grown without pesticides and the cider is certified Organic, using no sulphites.
To retain the crisp and fresh character of the cider, nearing the end of fermentation, we rack our ciders into new barrels, ensuring a wealth of flavour and clarity.