Сalvados Calvados Lemorton Vintage 1968, gift box, 700 ml
- Volume: 700 ml
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Calvados golden amber color.
Taste Calvados saturated with fragrant notes of pears and apples first, shares of dark chocolate, cardamom and cloves in the middle and shades of plum finish. The finish is long and deep.
The aroma of spices Calvados notes, vanilla, caramel, ripe fruit garden - pears and apples, delicate nuances of pions and honeysuckle.
Calvados is ideal as an aperitif and digestif, perfectly combined with foie gras, melon, smoked ham and pear or apple pie.
Origin of Calvados - drink from the French region of Normandy - refers to the XVI century. It was originally produced only from apples, but now, depending on the geographical area of production, there are three types of Calvados: "Calvados" pears and apples from Normandy; "Calvados Pays d'Auge" apples region Pays d'Auge; "Calvados Domfrontais" apples and pears area Domfrontais, the volume of which must be at least 30%.
Lemorton farm located in the south Domfrontais Normandy, which is considered the best place for growing pears. It is promoted as a warm climate and soil of clay and limestone, suitable for strong, deep roots of pear trees. Therefore, calvados from Lemortona mainly created from pear juice. Lemorton - one of the oldest manufacturers of cider and Calvados in Domfrontais. Currently, the farm managed by the sixth generation of the family - Didier Lemorton, assisted by his father - Roger. Lemorton family owns 83 hectares of land. Here grow apples and 25 varieties of pears.
As part of Calvados "Vintage 1968" - 70% pure pear juice from ripe fruit. Amber color calvados - natural, no dyes, transferred drink old oak barrels in which it was kept for more than 30 years. Amazing finish Calvados "Vintage 1968" brings freshness expressed mineral tones, hints of exotic fruits (mango), the nuances of blueberries.