Review: Lemorton Reserve

Paid: $50 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Lemorton

Region: Domfront, Normandy France

40% ABV

Aged For: 6 Years

Cask Type: French oak

Distillate: Up to 70% pear, usually between 30-40% apple

Color: Auburn

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Pears, floral, cinnamon, apple, pie crust, vanilla, smells like fall

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body

Palate/Taste: Apple cider, citrus, cinnamon, baking spices, oak, caramel

Finish: Medium warmth and long lasting, apple and pear, floral, oak, white pepper, and citrus

Thoughts: If you were to bottle the season of fall, this would be what I would expect it to taste like. After sampling a few entry level Calvados this is the first one that gets above a meh for me.

Score: 81 out of 100