Calvados and "Un Trou Normand"

Eco-Gites of Lenault is in the Calvados department of the region of Lower Normandy (Basse-Normandie) and this department is famous for, amongst other things, the drink that bears it's name - Calvados. The department of Calvados was created after the French Revolution although the name of Calvados as a drink had been in use for many years before that. Calvados is an apple brandy distilled from cider and a Calvados distiller may use between 100 and 200 varieties of apple to create his drink.

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