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Dupont Hors D'Age Calvados

Dupont Hors D'Age Calvados
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Price: $74.99
Availability: In Stock
Product Number: 1313
Average Rating: Not Rated
Country France
Size 750ml

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Dupont Hors D'Age Calvados 

Calvados Hors d'Age has aged 3 years in oak barrels, with 25% of new oak.

Terroir:                         Clay and Oxfordian marl soil. 
Varieties:                     80% of bittersweet apples
                                       20% of acid apples 
Harvesting:                  from September to November 
Alcohol content:         42 % vol. 

Techniques used:
The apples are mixed, crushed and pressed. The apple juice is fermented right out to give cider to be distilled. Double distillation is carried out 6 months after the fermentation has taken place. The first distillation gives the "petite eau" at 30% by volume and it is the second distillation, that of the "petite eau" which gives the Calvados.
Aging: Six years minimum. In toasted 400 l (88 imperial gallon) oak barrels, 25% of which are new. Bottled when ordered.

Tasting Notes:
Eyes:   has aged 3 years in oak barrels, with 50% of new oak .
Nose:   Pleasant, fine with good complexity, lightly wooded. Fruit aromas of apple   and banana. Floral hints of rose and jasmine.         Develops in complexity when   smelt again after swirling.
Mouth:   Sweet attack, excellently balanced. Fruity hints of ripe apples. Hints of   wood.

-From the producer

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