Le Breuil Calvados 8 Ans d-age Futs de Sauternes - 700ml

Le Breuil Calvados 8 Ans d-age Futs de Sauternes - 700ml

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Type: Whisky
Country: France
Region: Normandy
Alcohol Percentage: 43.5%
Size: 700ml

Winery Information: Located in the midst of the Calvados region (Normandy), Château du Breuil has been a distillery transforming apples into Calvados, an apple brand, since 1954. Built in the early 16th century, the Châteay has been the residence if great noble French families and now is classified as a historical monument. It is one of the rare Calvados distilleries to had integrated orchids of apple trees in the property, total 22,000 planted on 42 hectares. Château du Breuil company produces more than 420,000 bottles every year, It is No. 2 AOC “Pays d’Auge” Calvados producer.

Blend and Maturation: This 8-year-old Calvados “Sauternes Cask Finish” has spent several months in small French oak barrels that have contained Sauternes wine. This aging method will reveal gourmet and fruity notes to this “ageless” Calvados which will appeal to the greatest number. With this Calvados “Sauternes Cask Finish”, our Cellar Master has succeeded in producing an original and elegant Calvados, both traditional and innovative.

Tasting Notes: Clear golden yellow. Bouquet opens with notes of honey and acacia flower, followed by spicy aromas (nutmeg) to blossom on notes of applesauce. This Calvados surprises with its softness and roundness, very balanced, without any heaviness. The aromas of apple, honey and spices are present in the retro-olfaction, accompanied by notes of hazelnut.