Cantillon Vigneronne - Brasserie Cantillon
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British Columbia (Canada)
4.1/5 rDev -6.6%
Appearance. Pours a pretty much clear apple-juice gold with a thin white head.
Smell. Sour lemons, earthy and musty funk, some sweet green and red apples, and just a bit of white wine.
Taste. Sour lemon juice, a little white wine again adding just a touch of sweetness. Not getting much else, but it's very nice.
Mouthfeel. Just above light in body, low carbonation. Seems just a little bit thin.
Overall. Not my favorite of the Cantillon I've tried, but love the style and could drink this all the time.
10-22-2012 02:44:08 | More by Rutager
4.3/5 rDev -2.1%
First beer poured for my 28th birthday. What better way to reward yourself for making it another year on this planet than with Cantillon?
A-Vigneronne pours a hazy golden orange, with a fingers of soapy looking white head.
S- Nose is all muscat grapes and it is spectacular....probably the highlight of the beer for me. White wine and grape skin with some hints of lemon and just the slightest acetobacter.
T-Muscat/white wine grapes arent as prominent in the flavor, but they are still one of the main themes. It’s focused particularly on the grape skin and lemony lactic acidity.
M-Mouthfeel is light, carbonation is low to moderate, good sharp acidity, and a moderate finish.
O-Another great fruit lambic from Cantillon. Having had this a few times, I think I actually prefer it aged as opposed to fresh. It loses some of the gentle grape character as it ages, but it becomes incredibly more sour.
10-07-2012 00:31:12 | More by Tnudish
4.33/5 rDev -1.4%
Review from notes.
A: Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a small white head that recedes quickly only leaving a very thin ring of white on top. Lacing forms and is gone very quickly from the sides of the glass.
S: Definitely get the muscat grapes, green grapes, some lemon and citrus mixed with a little mustiness. Definitely a tartness as well.
T: Definitely reminds me of white wine with some of the white grape flavors up front. This transitions to a bit more of a tart citrus flavor in the middle with some lemon and a little green apple, very tangy.
M: Medium bodied with medium to high carbonation.
O: Another fantastic beer from Cantillon, I just can't get enough.
09-18-2012 00:06:55 | More by mdaschaf
4.25/5 rDev -3.2%
75cl bottle purchased at Deep Ellum. Talked two other random guys sitting at the bar next to me who had never had Cantillon into splitting a bottle with me. Cost $40. Poured into small wine glasses. Cork says bottled in 2011.
A- Pours a translucent slightly peach golden color with decent carbonation and a thin layer of bubbly white head that slowly resides to leave almost no head. Not as much head as I was expecting. Coated the sides of the glass with lacing that receded back into the glass fairly fast.
S- Aromas of fairly tart muscat grapes, some light musty funk going on, a tiny bit of oak. Very aromatic- could smell right away when the bar tender was pouring the beer, even one of the other bar tenders commented on it.
T- Tart muscat grapes with a little bit of musty funk although not as much as the smell. A tiny bit of oak. Not as tart, sour, or complex as other Cantillons I've had, but overall a very pleasant, enjoyable flavor.
M- Fairly thin, nice carbonation that fits the style very well, very drinkable, finishes fairly dry.
O- This was another great Cantillon, however I can't say I like it as much as others that I've had. Although like other Cantillons I've had it was almost perfect for the style and left me craving for more. Even the guys I split it with were very glad I introduced them to Cantillon and had no remorse over paying the fairly high price tag. Overall very good and I'd recommend it to anyone. Don't expect anything extremely sour or over the top funky, just a very enjoyable slightly funky muscat grape flavored beer.
08-28-2012 02:16:13 | More by jaasen64
4.15/5 rDev -5.5%
Shared by Steasy66, thanks!
Hazy amber with a medium head, ok retention, ok lacing. Funky (manure), musty and slightly acidic aroma. Clean and mildly tart taste; wine notes come through (grape peel) and dry white wine tannins linger.
Mouthfeel is good as with all Cantillon, light and dry. One of my favorite 'loons.
4, 4, 4, 4.5, 4.5
08-25-2012 22:17:28 | More by tewaris
4.2/5 rDev -4.3%
Thanks for sharing, Jeff. 4-5 oz. poured in an FFF Rastal on August 17th, 2012.
A - Look almost identical to what I recall from the Classic Gueuze. Murky-yellow coloring. Virtually no head to speak of.
S - Plentiful white grape skins, dry grassy and spring notes, and a bit of lemon vinegar.
T - Considerably less sour than Classic. The muscat grapes are quite unique, the taste is soft and subtle through rear-palate. it is well balanced throughout.
M - Light body, appropriate carbonation, dry finish.
D - Among the most drinkable of Cantillons I've had so far because the sourness isn't absurd yet the flavor is still inviting.
08-21-2012 15:52:06 | More by Auracom
Cantillon Vigneronne from Brasserie Cantillon
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