Сalvados Le Pere Jules 20 Years Old, AOC Calvados Pays d'Auge, gift box, 350 ml
Calvados saturated color of dark gold.
Taste calvados soft, enveloping, long and oily, it combines notes of apple, caramel and spices.
Bouquet fragrance Calvados complex, lengthy and sophisticated, combines tones of green apples, caramel and cinnamon.
Calvados - a great digestif.
House of Pere Jules owns 38 hectares of apple and pear trees of 5 hectares. Here are grown about 60 varieties of apples, which are divided into several flavors: sweet, bittersweet, bitter and sour. A wide range of home Pere Jules includes just Pomo de Normandy, Cider and Perry.
The history of this house began in 1946. It was founded by Christian Lamont. Born in Cherbourg (Normandy), Christian Lamont was a military pilot. In the victorious 1945 pilots regiment "Normandie-Nemam" returned to France, was among them Christian. Lamont resigned and received from his friend, Pierre Ramon decided to begin to engage in the production of Calvados, the offer to participate in the project. Near their farms is the church of St. Antoine, thanks to which the firm got its name Le Pere Jules (Jules's father), who was the first rector of the church. By 1960, Calvados Le Pere Jules won the French market, as well as it can be found almost anywhere in Western Europe. By this time, the area of the economy Le Pere Jules greatly expanded, and in 1962 was built by a private distillery. Then, in 1969, the house Le Pere Jules completely passed into the ownership to Lamont, as Pierre Romani decided to take the real estate business. In 1973, the company becomes the manager Gerard, son of Christian Lamont. Gerard significantly strengthened its position in export markets and acquired new gardens in the Pays d'Auge. At the moment, the company operates the son of Gerard - Francois.
For the production of calvados picking fruit, pressed them, and the juice is fermented in a dry cider, and then it is distilled into eau-de-vie. The drink is aged in oak barrels for at least 2 years, and then can be sold under the label "Calvados". Calvados made from special varieties of apples: Bisquet, Bedan, Petit Joly, Saint Martin. These varieties have a fairly high level of acidity, which affects the freshness and intensity of apple bouquet alcohols. Excerpt alcohols are in new oak barrels of small volume. It should be noted that the appellation AOC Calvados Pays d'Auge is mandatory double distillation. Double distillation takes place in the alembic, and single continuous - in a distillation column. Appellation AOC Calvados Pays d'Auge has a more strict rules of production and a more thorough quality control.
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