In April, apple blossom covers the trees with a pink and white mantle. In May the embryo of the fruit takes form in the heart of the fading ower. In late September, the carafe is detached from the tree : it is carefully cleaned and lled with Calvados Pays d’Auge Christian Drouin. During the long months of maceration, the flavors of the apple blend with those of the Calvados. Despite a failure rate that is high, they can oer a limited number of “Pomme Prisonnière” for sale.