Сalvados Calvados Lemorton Vintage 1978, gift box, 700 ml
- Volume: 700 ml
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Calvados topaz color with copper hues.
Calvados sweet taste, balanced. By attacking apple tones gradually joined juicy pears combined with cardamom, heady nuances of rose petals, incense and honey. Amazing lingering aftertaste, both bitter and sweet.
Aroma Calvados thin and round. The first dominant, slightly salty apple wave merges with the second consisting of shades of vanilla, citrus (grapefruit and lemon) and white lilac. Hints of clove complete bouquet.
Calvados is ideal as an aperitif and digestif, perfectly combined with a dessert, pear cake.
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.
Calvados "Vintage 1978" - one of the rare representatives of age Calvados, which is famous family Lemorton. The main component of Calvados "Vintage 1978" - 70% pure pear juice. For selected Calvados pear perfect ripeness that grow on high stems, reaching a height of 20 meters. Calvados aged in oak barrels for at least 25 years. His exquisite taste sweet completed a very long finish, both sweet and bitter, with a hint of balsamic menthol and eucalyptus, chocolate and more sharp notes of pepper and cinnamon.