Сalvados "Coeur de Lion" Calvados 20 ans, gift box, 700 ml
Calvados has amber color with copper reflections.
In Calvados nice, rounded taste - rich and surprisingly long.
Gorgeous fragrance filled with tones of calvados baked apples and cider.
Calvados as a digestif excellently combined with moderately strong cigars.
"Coeur de Lion" 20 ans - one of the best Calvados Christian Drouhin with a rich palette of flavor and aroma!
Calvados production includes the following steps: collected apples dipped in a special container with a powerful grater and a hydraulic press. The fruits are crushed into equal pieces and then remain for several hours to soften, and then begin to squeeze the apple juice. It is important that for each type of calvados apples take a certain ripeness. Christian Drouhin for making Calvados uses apples middle and late harvest because early varieties ripen at sufficiently low average daily temperatures, which does not benefit the quality of cider. After the first distillation gave a colorless "intermediate" product with a distinctive flavor and 30% strength. Followed by a second distillation process is obtained which already 70% colorless alcohol fruity aroma.
To give a delicious flavor and aroma, drink from 2 to 25 years or more (depending on the type of Calvados) spends in oak, necessarily French barrels (mostly old), which achieves the necessary maturity Calvados, full taste, beautiful color and excellent flavor . For mixing alcohol and transfusion in the enterprise use large barrels (1500-2500 liters), which subsequently kept restrained Calvados. Like cognac, calvados at the end of the aging process blended.
Old custom of Normandy, called Trou Normand ("Norman hole") - a pause during the meal, during which diners take Calvados to improve appetite and to "make room" for the next meal. It should be noted that this custom still exists in many homes and restaurants. So often recommend between different dishes drink a glass of Calvados.
The history of the house wine Christian Drouin began in 1960. Christian Drouhin - it Rouen industrialist who set a goal to make the perfect Calvados, which would be popular not only in France but throughout the world. Since 1969, the management of the company and the production is connected son Christian Drouin younger. 1979 has become a reference point in the development of the company, whose products has been recognized not only in France but also far beyond its borders, and the demand for high-quality beverages continues to grow steadily.