Manoir d'Apreval Calvados Brut de Fût 1967
Manoir d'Apreval // Calvados Pays d'Auge, France
Manoir d'Apreval Calvados Brut de Fût 1967 comes from Calvados distilled before 1967. This apple-based brandy was first a cider fermented for up to 8 months before it was double distilled in pot stills. The Calvados was then aged in oak for over 46 years. The 2011 bottling is no longer on the market but the 2013 bottling is still available for purchase. According to the Manoir d'Apreval website it is also bottled on demand.
CalvadosBrandy distilled from apples (pear is allowed and in some sub-regions, required) from a delimited region in northwest France. Must be aged a minimum of 2 years in oak. Minimum aging if labeled: Fine-2 years, Réserve-3 years, VSOP-4 years, Hors d’Age-6 years