Calvados Lemorton, Reserve 5 Years Old, gift box, 0.7 L
Calvados deep golden straw color.
Taste calvados with rich texture, pear, floral notes and a long aftertaste.
The aroma of Calvados pear and floral nuances.
Calvados is ideal as an aperitif and digestif, perfectly combined with foie gras, melon, smoked ham and, of course, with hot or cold 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. Some varieties are very unusual, their trunks reach 20 meters in height. Harvested in the period full maturity and ripeness, usually from September to November. Distillation is carried out on the farm, in his own alembic. Then drink matures in oak barrels, whose average age is 30 years.
In the basement of the family Lemorton stored as a rare Calvados, delayed at least 25-30 years old and younger, 5 and 10 years of aging, which, despite their youth, have gained popularity thanks to the bright taste and rich, rich flavor .