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Famille Dupont Calvados VSOP, Pays d'Auge, 42%

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Domaine Dupont is situated in the heart of the Pays d'Auge. Their Calvados is beautifully crafted bring both aromatic complexity and velvety mouthfeel. This is achieved by blending 3 types of apple from the orchards: sweet, bitter and apples with high acidity. Cider destined to become calvados is aged six months on its lees to enrich its aromatic expressiveness of the final Calvados.  The VSOP is aged for 5 years in oak barrels, 25% of which are new oak. 

Intense and soft, with toasted oak, liquorice, vanilla sugar and fresh apple and pear fruit. A sweet, soft and juicy palate with added notes of soft almond and hay.

About the distillery

The history of the Dupont Family in the Pays d'Auge region in Normandy goes back for more than 3 centuries. The oldest known archives testify to the birth of Pierre Dupont in 1703.

The Famille Dupont Family estate consists of 30 hectares (74 acres) of orchards in Normandy, in the heart of the Pays d'Auge region. The estate produces ciders, pommeau and calvados.

For more than 25 years now, the Estate has resolutely followed a path towards high quality. By drawing on the best techniques used to make cognac and its great blends, Etienne Dupont has studied, tried out and refined his cellar work to reach the same levels of elegance and expressiveness as found in the best wines and cognacs.