This one is just...eh.
Calvados still suffers from being overpriced and under-proofed, but when it's good, it's spectacular. This isn't one of those cases.
It starts off promisingly: strong spice and apple flavors...and then goes nowhere. Maybe at a higher proof, it could be a gem, but this is almost like a mixed drink by itself. In that sense, I can appreciate it because it's *so* easy to sip. Having a sorority party and don't want to just serve Long Island Ice Teas? Bring this. Are you the kind of mope who enjoys rum & cokes, or adding pineapple juice to bottom-shelf garbage? You'll be in heaven.
It's nice and pleasant. You could drink a half bottle and not blink. But I need more complexity. This is junk food. Sku seemed to like it more than me.
80 pts/B-. Nice stuff, but nothing I'd reach for at $80. Far better ways to throw away your money: speeding tickets, the strip club, gambling, or hard drugs.