Brandy, armagnac and calvados
How to serve
Brandy, Armagnac and Calvados are served on their own, as a digestive or in mixed drinks.
Brandy is a general term for distilled wine.
Brandies taste light and fruity.
Armagnac is a brandy recognised as a controlled appellation of origin that is produced in Gascony, France.
Armagnac has strong fruit flavours.
Calvados is an apple- or pear-based brandy from Normandy, France, and is a controlled appellation of origin.
Calvados is characterised by mature apple and pear flavours.
Scents and flavours
An aroma reminiscent of different fresh fruits
Apple and pear notes
An aroma from the raw materials of Calvados
Dried fruit notes
An intense aroma of dried fruit
Aromas of various aromatic plants
A clear old oak aroma
A highly sophisticated aroma due to oak ageing
Cocoa and vanilla notes
Aromas from a toasted oak cask