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From orchards with high stems and low stems identified by the INAO and located in the “Pays d’Auge” appellation area (region of the Calvados department which also includes some towns bordering Orne and Eure) , our apple trees are planted on shallow clay-limestone hillsides and benefit from a temperate oceanic climate.

Very different from the apple, the apple cider is small and has the distinction of being rich in tannins. Listed in four families, sweet, sweet bitter, bitter and tart, only 50 varieties are retained among the 750 existing in Pays d’Auge.

Thus, 70% of the apples assembled for the elaboration of the Pays d’Auge AOP belong to the bitter and sweet bitter categories.

Apple cider

A dominant quantity, sweet bitter (Bedan, Bisquet, Noël des Champs…) are balanced in sugars, acidity, bitterness and often fragrant.

The bitter (Domaine, Fréquin Rouge …), rich in tannins, give body and intense color to cider.

The sweet (Germaine, Rouge Duret …), perfumed and sweeter contribute to the roundness of cider Pays d’Auge and the acidulous (Rambault, René Martin …) bring freshness.

To come to the country of Cambremer is to be guided by the scent of the apple ... to the delight of his eyes and his palate.

All forms combined, high and low stems, this is an orchard of more than 7 million trees.

Throughout our website, you will discover some aspects of cider, calvados, pommeau, apple juice and perry from the Pays d’Auge.

But nothing replaces a tasting commented directly on the producer. They are waiting for you with pleasure to share their passion for the apple. Find their contact details on the “producers” page.

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