Сalvados Calvados Lemorton, Vintage 1986, gift box, 0.7 L
Calvados amber color with golden highlights.
Calvados has a balanced, complex flavor with hints of pear, licorice, almond, orange, tones of wood smoke and a long aftertaste.
The rich flavor of calvados in harmony notes of apples and pears with hints of citrus.
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" - from apples region Pays d'Auge;
• "Calvados Domfrontais" - from apples and pears area Domfrontais, the volume of which must be at least 30%.
Calvados "Vintage 1986" - one of the rare representatives of age Calvados, which is famous family Lemorton. The main component of Calvados - 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.
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 manages 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.