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 »
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 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.
From the biggest producer in the armagnac region comes this exceptionally rare 1960s bottle distilled in 1939. Very unusual to see a war vintage armagnac - this is a real rarity and the quality should be outstanding too.