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Calvados Christian Drouin

Closed Now: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
Open today: 09:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 18:00
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Due to heavy rain our walk around the outside exhibition was somewhat perfunctory but it looked... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
jonahag_jones
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Sedgefield, United Kingdom
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Beautiful location , good tour and great tasting. Being a wine lover I don’t know that much of... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
PetterLundgren
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Nacka, Sweden
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Calvados Christian Drouin estate is located in the heart of "Pays d'Auge" area in an old Norman farm whose architecture is typical of the 17th century architecture of the Auge area. Our welcome its personal touch will tell you about the versatility...more
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1895 route de Trouville, 14130 Coudray-Rabut, Pont-L'Eveque, France
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Due to heavy rain our walk around the outside exhibition was somewhat perfunctory but it looked very pretty. The best part was the extensive tasting. Particularly good were the dry pear cider and the pommeaux (fortified apple juice - bit like sherry)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful location , good tour and great tasting. Being a wine lover I don’t know that much of spirits. Her we got to taste and understand the process to make Cider, Pommeau and Calvados. And the Pommeau is great!! Could have bought more than 3...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

The original family business is nowadays a point of interest for lot of tourist (bus). But nevertheless nice place, warm hospitality. And good Calvados.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 July 2018

Were staying nearby in Trouville and wanted to visit a Calvados tasting venue and this looked perfect. Just wandering about in the grounds with our dog, enjoying the atmosphere and reading the good information panels for each building, when a young man approached to see...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A small, award winning (165 +) Calvados distillery. The tour explains the whole process from the conservatory orchards (no pesticides, chemicals) through the aging rooms and tasting. Free.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 27 April 2018

Great visit for the devotees of this iconic beverage. In the tour you learn every bit of the manufacturing process of Calvados, can check the taste of different varieties, stroll along the apple orchard and more over, buy some excellent Calvados.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

The distillery is located in a lovely renovated 17th century farm. The tour (since I was the only one there it was private) was interesting and in English... and what was even more interesting was the tasting of four different bottles of Calvados, each with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

With 2 large parties arriving at the same time as we arrived we still received special attention and one of the workforce gave us a private tour. It was highly informative and we were given a great insight into not only the current day operations...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We went here to as the other half likes his cider. As we had the dog, i sent him in to taste/buy whilst i wandered around a collection of beautiful traditional Normandy half timbered buildings. When it started to rain i went to the shop...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

A lovely detour on spur of the moment as we meandered through the Normandy countryside on a beautiful summers day. Many other tourists and two coach groups had arrived, we were warmly invited to join a (most generous - be careful if you are the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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