Chateau du Breuil - Calvados - 12 ans d'age - 41% - 700 ml
Calvados Chateau Du Breuil 12 Ans d'Age has a dark amber color. The nose is spicy with aromas of dried apricot, citrus and nutmeg that gradually takes notes of leather. Tasting shows fruit flavours with a nice soft attack in the mouth, with notes of cocoa, liquorice wood finish. The aftertaste is persistent and tend to base.
Château du Breuil is one of Normandy’s most prestigious Calvados distilleries, producing Calvados Pays d’Auge (AOC), Pommeau de Normandie, Calvados liqueur and plum brandy. The company is exclusively distributed through traditional networks and exports 55% of its sales to around fifty countries. Fruit is grown in the grounds of Chateau du Breuil on 42 hectares of hillside orchard, and naturally fermented without additives. Maturation takes place for two years in Limousin or Troncais oak casks. Enjoyable consumed straight both during or after a meal, but also makes for a refreshing Summer drink when mixed with tonic.
Region : Normandy
Appellation : Calvados du Breuil AOP
Ageing : 12 years in the casks of Château du Breuil with 25% of new oak
Terroir : Clay and Oxfordian marl soil
Varieties : 80% of bittersweet apples, 20% of acid apples
Alcohol content : 42 % vol