Our heritage standard orchard conserves a score of different varieties of cider-apple trees
The manor house was built in the 17th century.
In the press room are the cider barrels and the double-distillation still.
The double-distillation still transforms cider into Calvados
Le Guide du Routard
A cottage-like distillery still in activityin half timberedbuildings from the 17th century. In a short time, through stories about Pays d'Auge and ancestral techniques, the visit of the estate will show you how important this activity has always been in the area. You will appreciate, standing in front of the press house, the wheel mounted still, built in 1946, wich was used in farms for distilling as well as those unconventionally shaped oak barrels on the ageing storehouses : the oval shape enables producers to cheat somehow on the exact content of their cask ! Free tasting.
Le Guide Vert
Firm located in several timbered houses from the 17th century. The family production of calvados, cider and pommeau has been awarded 390 medals and honour prizes. The press-house, ageing store houses, distilling and conditioningworkshops are part of the visit as well as a tasting sales in the spot.
No less than this former stud-farm and its 17th century buildings were needed to shelter the cottage distillery of Christian Drouin and its production : about thirty different vintage dated calvados, cider and pommeau. Needless to say, finishing the visit of the ageing storehouses, press house and old stills - the visit is free for individual - will take you to the sales counter, just for pleasure or sheer curiosity.
Our formulae for groups (over 20 people)
Privileged access to one of the most beautiful sites in the Touques valley, just 15 minutes from Deauville and 20 minutes from Honfleur, 2 km from Pont-l'Evêque.
We are open all year long, Monday-Saturday: from 9 am to noon and 2 pm to 6 pm.
Calvados Christian Drouin
1895 route de Trouville 14130 Coudray-Rabut
Tel.: +33 231 64 30 05 - Fax: +33 231 64 35 62
Visits are free of charge for individual visitors and with an inclusive fee for groups of over 20. The visit includes tasting of pommeau, cider and calvados
Since 2008 the distillery has benefited from the "Tourisme et Handicap" label for the four disabilities (motor, visual, auditory and mental)
Visiting the distillery as a group
Formulae available for groups of 20
to 50 people
Check the type of presentation.
€2.90 per person
Visit of the distillery followed by tasting of cider, perry, pommeau and calvados
€7.00 per person
Discover the subtle associations of Normandy cheeses (Camembert, Pont-l'Evêque and Livarot) with our ciders, perries, pommeaus and calvados
€11 per person
Visit of the distillery followed by tasting of cider, perry, pommeau and calvados, including two of our oldest vintages
Lunch in the manor house: menus from €29 to €35 per person
Coach parking, disabled access