A LEGACY OF AVANT-GARDISM
OUR HISTORICAL BRANDS
200 YEARS OF EXPERTISE
Founded in 1821, Père Maloire is one of the most ancient and most rewarded among the great maisons of Calvados. Inextricably linked to the French national legacy, Père Magloire is the leading brand in France.
THE WORLD'S FINEST CALVADOS
Founded in 1825, Boulard is the leading brand of Calvados Pays d’Auge. They exclusively produce Calvados by double distillation and as such rapidly established themselves as the #1 Calvados for the great export. Pioneer and bold, Boulard has established themselves as the reference Calvados for mixologists all over the world.
THE CALVADOS HAUTE-COUTURE
Founded in 1923, Maison Lecompte is the Calvados brand for connoisseurs. Strong of an unique expertise, Calvados Lecompte offers to the palate the quintessence of Calvados. Maison Lecompte is very proud of being served in the world’s most prestigious and exclusive places.
Founded in 1851, Maison Janneau is one the oldest Maisons d’Armagnac. Drawing on an unique crafting expertise, Janneau proposes Armagnac from single or double distillation. This specificity defines its unique character recognized by all. Janneau is nowadays the most prized brand of Armagnac and the #1 for export.
THE CONTEMPORARY ARMAGNAC
Super-premium Armagnac Le Marque proposes an exclusive range of Armagnac spirits (XO and Extra) aged and blended especially for Le Marque in order to offer the most elegant and refined Armagnac in which the fruit overcomes the oak.
THE SERVICE OF TERROIRS
100% FRANCE TERROIR LIQUOR
In this Calvados-based liquor the best fruits from the orchards of France take pride of place through a subtle blend of sanguine peach, cherry and fresh apple juice. Discover its universe and its cocktail variations.
The traditional know-how
Based in the heart of the Norman soil, Jehan Foucart elaborates its Calvados in the pure respect of tradition.
Its Calvados has the rare aromatic qualities researched by connoisseurs. They are the expression of the Norman tradition and Jehan Foucart’s know-how. Made from apples from Normandy orchards, this Calvados has been elaborated and aged according to the traditional methods.
The essence of Calvados
Père Laizé Calvados are produced only using single distillation, also called continuous distillation.
The single distillation method preserves the apple’s full aroma, giving this Calvados an intense and powerful taste of its origin.
Père Laizé Calvados combines the strength of its youth with the fragrance of the apple. This Calvados is made using ancestral methods: after a single distillation, the brandy is aged in oak barrels to develop generous notes of apples, more or less caramelized depending on the time spent in the barrels.
The diversity of the Norman soil
Marquis de MontDidier honors the Norman terroir with a Calvados composed of eaux-de-vies from multiple apple varieties harvested only in the Calvados appelation area. One part of these eaux-de-vies are single distilles, another is double distilled.s to create a unique blend. This allows the creation of a unique blend, both fresh, fruity and complex, generous.
Tribute to the first known distilleur
Gilles de Gouberville was responsible for the first known distillation of cider and the birth of “cider brandy”, which could not yet be called Calvados.
He is considered today as the inventor of Calvados. In memory of Sire de Gouberville, the Cellar Master has created the Vieille Réserve: this Calvados Vieille Réserve is a tribute to Sire de Gouberville who lived in Mesnil au Val in the Manche in the 16th century and who left us the first written trace of cider distillation: Calvados.
Blends of different grape varieties, single and double distillation, Chevalier d’Espalet Armagnacs are designed to reveal all the richness of Gascony.