Calvados refers to a geographical particularity of the Norman coast, close to Arromanches, the famous D Day landing point in the calvados county, where two bare cliffs (bold -calva in latin- backs -dorsa) were used by boats as a landmark. Calvados is a cider spirit made with specific apples or pears, some of them being very old varieties. Read More »
An old bottle of Lemorton's 1926 vintage Grande Reserve Vieux Calvados. Didier Lemorton are based in the village of Mantilly and are considered to produce some of, if not the, best Calvados in the Domfrontais appellation.