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Cider, calvados and pommeau of the Pays d'Auge

Gastronomy, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Cider, calvados and pommeau of the Pays d'Auge - Gastronomy, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados
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Area of apple trees, the Pays d'Auge is famous for its cider production carrying an AOC quality label. The 40-kilometre "Route du Cidre" cider trail, which passes through typical villages, such as Cambremer, Beuvron-en-Auge and Bonnebosq, is a must for visitors.

Calvados is a cider brandy that also carries the AOC quality label. The traditional Normandy "trou" is a glass of calvados served in the middle of a meal. Pommeau, another local speciality, is an aperitif made of calvados and apple juice.

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Cider, calvados and pommeau of the Pays d'Auge

In Normandy, one geographical area of ​​production allowed for Calvados, there are three Appellations d'Origine Contôlées: Calvados Pays d'Auge Calvados Calvados Domfrontais.

These three areas have been identified by name Institut National des Appellations d'Origine (INAO).

It is within each of these geographic areas that must be performed all the operations resulting in the production of eaux-de-vie: apple harvest, manufacture and distillation of ciders, aging eaux-de-vie .

A procedure for analytical and organoleptic tests accompanies the various stages of manufacture.

Calvados Pays d'Auge Hors d'Age
Calvados Pays d'Auge Hors d'Age
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Pays d'Auge cider AOP
Pays d'Auge cider AOP
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Cave aging Calvados Pays d'Auge
Cave aging Calvados Pays d'Auge
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alembic returns, distillation of Calvados
alembic returns, distillation of Calvados
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