Estrella Galicia brewery was established in 1906 by José María Rivera Corral. The brewery is still owned by the family and it is managed by the founder’s great-grandson José María RiveraMaeloc was a 6th century bishop from Brittany who travelled to Galicia and founded a settlement there. The Maeloc brand name is an homage to the people who have done and do things their own way but are open to innovation while respecting tradition.
The flavour is fresh and juicy, with hints of ripe apples, fresh citruses and slight tannic acid. The aftertaste has characters of ripe green fruits and freshness of citruses. The cider is fermented with wild yeast in large stainless-steel vats. Malolactic fermentation is used. The cider is clarified by cooling, filtered, lightly carbonated and bottled. Aroma is fruity and juicy, hints of ripe yellow apples, some tropical fruit with fresh citric acidity and hints of wooden spices.
Made 100% from apples, the apples are grown in Galicia by following the organic farming practices. The natural cider is gluten free and suitable for vegans.
Suitable with foods of fish and crustaceans, salads, marinated root vegetables and Brie-type cheese.
Chilled, at 8-10 oC from a Bordeaux wine glass