Medaille d'Or is a traditional bittersweet cider apple known for the heavy-duty tannins and high sugar level of its juice. Medaille d'Or is a traditional English cider variety. Perhaps your name-related doubts will be erased when we explain that the apple hails from France, but it came to prominence in England after a local naturalists field club brought it across the Channel and introduced it to British cidermakers in 1884. Makes a strong fruity cider is usually ready late September.

Medaille d'Or