Armagnac, as some locals will describe it to visitors is the oldest and the youngest spirit in France. Oldest because it was first distilled in the middle of the 15th century and youngest because the Armagnacaise are still arguing over how to distil it. Armagnac comes as a welcome contrast to the relative stagnation in Cognac. Read More »
A 1969 vintage Armagnac from Baco grapes grown at Domaine de Pounon and bottled by negociants Francis Darroze after forty years of maturation. Darroze have been selecting high quality casks to bottle since 1974 and are well respected in their field.
Chateau de Gaube is located in the Perquie area of Landes in Bas-Armagnac. The Baco grape is dominant in this estate, giving complexity, stability and flavour to all their Armagnacs. This was distilled in 1996 and bottled in 2013 at 47 years of age.
A bottle of 1962 vintage Armagnac from grapes grown at Chateau de Gaube. The estate comprises 6.5 hectares and grows entirely Baco grapes. This was bottled by négociants Francis Darroze in 2013 after 51 years.
A 50 year old Armagnac from our friends at Baron de Sigognac. This is presented in a beautiful decanter and accompanying wooden box. Creamy and rich with notes of fruitcake, cedar and spice, this is a delightful Armagnac.
A bottle of 1950 vintage Armagnac. Distilled from grapes grown in the Bas Armagnac region, this was produced by Armagnac Dumoureau and bottled for Ets Alexander of Saint-Louis-de-Montferrand in Bordeaux.