This 15-year old from Château du Breuil has been one of the classic Pays d’Auge expressions since the 1970’s. Light amber in color, the nose is full of bright floral notes of apple blossom and violet, and intense baking spice. On the palate, it’s expansive and round, with warm apple strudel, and a touch of coffee and leather, but balanced by a fresh acidity and soft tannins that glide into a generous finish. Great example of a traditional style. (AOC Pays d’Auge, 41% abv.) 96 Points Jason Wilson, Vinous 2018
The apple is the basic ingredient to make quality Calvados.The mild and damp weather and clayed soil of the Pays d'Auge give the Chateau du Breuil ideal growing conditions for its 22,000 apple trees which surround the castle. The Chateau du Breuil company produces its own cider, coming from a 100% natural fermentation. Their know-how and experience are the strengths of the Chateau du Breuil which gives priority to high quality rather to quantity. When cider has reached its proper flavour, distillation can start...
Normandy! A land of picturesque half-timbered houses, lush green pastures and apples orchards. A land of rich culinary tradition based on its fine local products: butter, cream, world famous cheeses and of course...apples ! Normandy is also a country of rich historic and architectural heritage, located in "Pays d'Auge". Nestled in the green heart of Normandy stands the Chateau du Breuil. This attractive slate-roofed chateau was built in the 16th and 17th centuries and the home of nobility. Among the note-worthy families that lived in the castle are the Bouquetots, the Montgomerys, the young "Tancrède de Rohan", the Bences. Listed as an historical monument, the Chateau has been entirely restored by its new owners who have been distilling spirits for three generations.
Chateau du Breuil 15 Year Old Calvados
- Brand: Chateau De Breuil
- Availability: In Stock
- Quantity Available: 4
- SKU #: 160070