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Dupont VSOP Calvados 70cl

£54.99

70cl / 42% abv

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Description

Calvados VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale) has aged 5 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 cont. 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: Five years minimum. In toasted 400 L (88 imperial gallon) oak barrels, 25% of which are new. Bottled when ordered.

Tasting notes

Eyes: Gold color. Bright and clear.

Nose: Intense and soft. Notes of toasted oak and liquorice, vanilla sugar, and white fresh fruit.

Mouth: First sensation is sweet and soft with notes of apple juicy. Empty glass offers notes of vanilla, soft almond and hay.

Additional information

ABV

42%

Volume

70cl

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