Ubitarte ciders are fermented naturally from indigenous apple varieties, without any added sugars, sweeteners, or commercial yeasts. The end result is dry, characteristically more still than American ciders, and refreshingly acidic and tart. Unfiltered and unfined, Urbitarte cider is served traditionally from a standard 750ml bottle. The sediment naturally separates from the cider and needs to be gently shaken before serving. Instead of opening the bottle and letting it “breathe,” Spain has a custom known as “throwing the cider.” A server pours the cider from a height of approximately 3 feet to aerate and enhance the aroma and flavor of the cider! Sidra Urbitarte shows fresh acidity with complex tart and musty flavors. This type of cider is flat, not sparkling and is traditionally served with cod omelette, chorizo con sidra and freshly carved steaks. Belgian Sour Beer and Lambic drinkers will fall in love with this Basque cider. Artisans of natural cider. Urbitarte is a traditional family owned cider house located in the heart of the Goierri, which is surrounded by the Aralar Mountains in the Basque Country. Every part of the production process is done manually providing a product that is natural, unique and extraordinary.