Verger Croque-pomme is a small farm located in the Petite-Nation region, between Thurso and Masson.
The apple orchard undertaker is oriented towards the discovery and production of hardy varieties of apples for pick your own it is possilbe to get in season. The orchard is divided into two parts. The southern part contains varieties resistant to major disease of apple scab either. This resistance allows a significant reduction in fungicide use and gives this part of a strongly ecological orchard. The northern part consists of conventional varieties such as McIntosh and Cortland.
Recently, an artisanal cider was added, the first in the area. The five following ciders are produced:
Fortified ice cider. Sweet, soft and generous, bright yellow, in 20% alcohol, with a strong smell of apple flavor. It can be served as an aperitif or digestif. It fits perfectly with tasty cheeses (blue, cheddar aged), chocolates, rich desserts and ice cream.Obtained a gold medal at the 2010 Coupe des nations competition.Obtained a silver medal at the 2014 Fingerlakes International Wine Competition. Verger Croque-pomme
18,35 $TX(Fr: 375 ml)Qty : 946
(Pomme légèrement acidulée et ferme. La reine de la pomme pour cuisiner des tartes.)Verger Croque-pomme
5,00 $(Fr: sac de 3 lb)Qty : 191
Crackling ice cider : croque encore Crackling ice cider : croque encore
Still cider at 12.5% alcohol. It compares favorably with a white wine. It goes well with fish, seafood, chicken, pork, veal. Obtained a bronze medal at the 2014 Fingerlakes International Wine Competition.Verger Croque-pomme
Ice cider made using cryoextraction and cryoconcentration on apples frozen outside. Very sweet, soft and generous, 10.5% alcohol and with a complex mix of tastes. It has a perfect balance between natural sugar and apple acidity. It is eaten alone as an aperitif. It goes well with pâté, foie gras, game and poultry, spicy foods, fine cheeses, goat or sheep, cream cheese and brie. He also accompanies the light and not too sweet desserts, especially those made with apples, creme brulee, fruit salad, and cheesecake.Obtained a Double Gold medal at the 2012 Coupe des Nations competition.Obtained a bronze medal at the 2014 Fingerlakes International Wine Competition. Verger Croque-pomme
18,35 $TX(Fr: 375 ml)Qty : 928
Light cider: croqueuse Light cider: croqueuse
Light cider at 5% alcohol. Il is similar to a beer but more sweet and has less bitterness.Very flexible, it can be served before, during or after a meal. Excellent to quench thirst during the hot summer days. Sold in 330 ml bottle or in box of 4 bottles. Obtained a silver medal at the 2014 Fingerlakes International Wine Competition.Verger Croque-pomme
Semi-dry, light, fresh (drinkable) and bright yellow. It has 10% alcohol and a slight amerture. Served chilled, it goes well with pancakes, fish, white meats and sauces béchamels. Obviously, it can equally well with desserts and brunch.Obtained a gold medal at the 2011 Coupe des nations competition.Obtained a silver medal at the 2014 Fingerlakes International Wine Competition.Verger Croque-pomme