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Lecompte 12 Year Calvados $75.

Deep dark amber color. Bold aromas of roasted nuts, crushed apples, cocoa, and clay. A rich, round entry leads to a dryish medium-full body of butter praline, baked apple tart, buckwheat honey, cigar box, peppery spice, and minerals. Finishes with a long dried apple skin, anise, tobacco and olive fade. A spectacularly complex and balanced calvados to contemplate and savor.

International Review of Spirits Award: Platinum Medal

RATING: 96 points (Superlative)

CATEGORY: Calvados, Brandy
TASTING LOCATION: In Our Chicago Tasting Room
TASTING DATE: Mar-26-2008
SPIRITS ID: 184544

We have noted the following producer or marketer for this spirit:

LeCompte Calvados Distillery
14140 Notre Dame de Courson
011-33 2 31 48 24 07
011-33 2 31 48 24 08

20 ms