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Calvados Coquerel

Calvados Coquerel
Calvados Fine

Category: Calvados

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 40%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$26.99

Calvados Coquerel
Calvados Fine

Category: Calvados

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 40%
Gold color. Aromas and flavors of dried and spiced pear, caramelized nuts, and pepper with a soft, dryish light-to-medium body and a tingling, stimulating, breezy finish with notes of apples in cream, delicate spice, minerals, and oak finish. A pleasant, easy drinking Clavados with good versatility.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity, Spicy & Mild
Aroma Aroma: dried and spiced pear, caramelized nuts, and pepper
Taste Flavor: Same as aromas with notes of apples in cream, delicate spice, minerals, and oak
Smoothness Smoothness: Tingling
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Sidecar, Corpse Reviver #2, Breakfast Martini
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A pleasant, easy drinking Clavados with good versatility.

The Producer or Importer

Niche Import Co.

The Producer or  Importer
45 Horsehill Road, Suite 106A
Cedar Knolls, NJ 07927
USA
1 973-993-8450

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Calvados

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Serve in a Snifter
Calvados, the Apple Brandy from the Normandy region of Northwestern France, is probably the best known type of Fruit Brandy. Produced for centuries, Calvados can only be produced from specific local apple varieties; some are quite bitter, while others are more sweet and sour.

There are age designations, as in Cognac (V.S.O.P., X.O, Napoleon, etc.) as well as vintage Calvados, which must be produced entirely from the fruit of one specific year. Every Calvados much be aged in oak barrels for a minimum of two to three years; the finest are aged for as long as twenty years. These luxury offerings have excellent texture, sweet spice and intense apple aromas - they are one of a kind!