This fantastic in-folio book hides a secret beauty : a 20-year old Calvados from the Domaine de la Mérité.
This domain is situated in the French Risle countryside, in the heart of beautiful flowery Normandy. Calvados is an alcohol distilled from fermented apple-juice (cider). To make this perfectly balanced and complex Calvados, more than 20 varieties of apple are being selected.
Tasting this Calvados, you will firstly be attracted by its amber robe, with shiny reflects. The nose reminds grilled hazelnuts, but also white flowers and dried apricots. In your mouth, you will be amazed by its intensity. This smooth spirits presents a rare complexity, with notes of caramelized apple that reminds the famous Tatin Tart of the region.
This exceptional Calvados can be served as a digestive and will marry well a fine dark chocolate.
Selecting this spirit, our tasting committee have to admit they fell in love with this beautiful region of Normandy. This part of Normandy is called the “normand Switzerland” thanks to its beautiful sceneries. Apple trees, green grass fields and elegant horses are a couple of the exquisite features of Normandy. The houses are traditional, decorated with generous bunches of flowers that spread a delicious smell all around. In this unique atmosphere, you are ready to feel, smell and taste the charming complexity of this Calvados.