Aged: 2 years
Product of: France
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Launched Spring 2019, Avallen Calvados is the creation of two experienced spirits marketers, Stephanie Jordan and Timothy Etherington-Judge.
40 varieties of apple are used to make Avallen with 2% of these grown adjacents to the distillery and the remaining sourced from farms within 20km of the distillery in La Manche region of Normandy - an area pesticide-free since 2016.
Only wild yeast is used for fermentation and Avallen is 100% 'natural' with no added sugar, caramel or boisé.
Review and Tasting
Sampled on 16/07/2019
Clear, pale amber.
Apple pie filling, apple cider and faint vanilla with light white pepper spice.
Young and fresh with apple cider, sweet apple, cinnamon and vanilla.
Lasting cider apple with delicate pepper and cinnamon spice.
Young, fresh, vibrant and fruity with great apple cider flavour and delicate cinnamon spice. Perfect for serving long and in cocktails.