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Dupont Pomme Captive Calvados by Dupont

Dupont Pomme Captive Calvados by Dupont
Excl. VAT: £82.45 Incl. VAT: £98.94
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This highly specialised product contains an attractive apple macerating in calvados. It is created in the spring when a carafe is suspended from the branch of the apple tree as soon as the first little apple appears; it then continues to grow inside. When the fruit has ripened the carafe is removed from the tree with its apple held captive inside.


Cru:
Pays d'Auge
Volume:
70 cl
% Alcohol:
40%
Packaging:
Presentation Box
Availability:
In stock

Details

This highly specialised product contains an attractive apple macerating in calvados. It is created in the spring when a carafe is suspended from the branch of the apple tree as soon as the first little apple appears; it then continues to grow inside. When the fruit has ripened the carafe is removed from the tree with its apple held captive inside.

Additional Information

Aroma Gentle attack, great aromatic intensity. Green Apple, geranium, minty.
Ageing The calvados is quite young but flavour is added by the apple in each bottle
Flavour The first taste is all green apples, there is also some pear and the finish has a lot of breadth.
Grape Variety Made from apples and perry pear. The bitter/sweet apples are mainly picked and crushed in a membrane press to get the flavour from the skins. The apples are small with high aromatic intensity
Reduction and Strength The calvados is reduced from around 70% abv to 40%
Viticulture Comes from the orchards in Pays d'Auge