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Calvados Roger Groult PaysD'Auge 8 years 41% 700ml

Calvados Roger Groult PaysD'Auge 8 years 41% 700ml
Alcoholic Strength: 41%
Content: 700ml
Appellation: AOC Pays D'Auge
Area of Origin: Calvados France
Vintage: 8 years
Variety: 100% Apples

Origin: Appellation Calvados Pays d’Auge Contrôlée.

Their "8 year old" Calvados has been produced following the strict criteria of the label "Calvados Pays d'Auge".

 

Apple Varieties: Cider apples from Pays d’Auge.

Their apple trees yield about twenty varieties of cider apples : sweet, bitter-sweet,bitter and acidulous. Examples of varieties : Bisquet, Binet Rouge, Noel des Champs, Egyptia, etc. Apples we buy are strictly selected so as to press only high quality fruits.

 

Soil: Pays d’Auge area.

Hilly and green area located in Normandy, Pays d'Auge has a soil mainly composed of flint clay covered with silt.

 

Distillation: Double.

Their Calvados are still distilled over a wood fire in three little pot stills to maintain traditional and artisanal methods of production.

 

Ageing: Oak Barrels.

8 year old Calvados matures in oval shaped oak barrels (which improves contact with wood) of 2000 litres each, in one of the cellars built by Jean-Pierre Groult.

 

Age: 8 years old.

The least old Calvados of this blend has matured 8 years in oak barrels.

 

Colour: Golden yellow.

 

Flavour: Generous apple flavours, slightly wooded.

 

Taste: Intense and persistent apple aromas.

 

How to drink it: As a digestive, also recommended for drinking as a “Trou Normand” (during a meal) and for accompanying local cheeses.