Baron G. Legrand 1994 Bas Armagnac, 0.7 L
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Armagnac has a rich amber color.
Armagnac balanced taste, smoky, slightly burning the beginning. Gradually appearing tone of prunes, nuts, vanilla and honey. The finish is quite long.
Armagnac aroma rich, drop notes of exotic fruits (pineapple, mango, apricot) and vanilla.
Armagnac is the perfect digestif at the end of the meal, but if it is used in the middle of dinner, then approach it smoked salmon, gourmet sausages delicacies, Gascon cuisine, foie gras, stews, flambe traditional meat and game dishes, dessert (apple armagnac, with chocolate), fruits and berries - agen prunes, cherries, raspberries, orange. Armagnac also goes well with coffee and cigars.
Baron G. Legrand 1994 Bas Armagnac - it's pretty young millezimnyh Armagnac high quality with excellent taste and aromatic characteristics. Armagnac is presented in an elegant wooden box. If you want to surprise your gift dear person, the Baron G. Legrand 1994 Bas Armagnac deal with it the best way possible.
Birthplace of Armagnac, Gascony is an area - the southern province of France. Mention of Armagnac in the 18 century, when it was used as a drug, but then there is the concept of cru (cru) for alcohols and recognition of Bas-Armagnac (Bas-Armagnac) - the most prestigious area, which produces the best spirits, local produce a softer with a slight odor of violets and cinnamon. Alcohols from grapes this area extremely powerful, with a long taste, extremely fragrant. In Armagnac predominant grape varieties: Ugni Blanc (Ugni Blanc) (up to 75% of the area) and Colombard (Colombard), Folle Blanche (Folle Blanch), and Bako 22A (Vaso 22A) - the only hybrid used for the manufacture of spirits .
Armagnac Baron Gaston Legrand made cognac house L'Heureux (Lheraud), whose history dates back to 1680, from the owner of Alexander L'Heureux, vineyards that are in the Petite Champagne, near the town of Cognac. In 1970, the case goes Guy L'Heureux. It is engaged in the production and sale of cognac under the name "Sognac Guy Lheraud».
Currently, the estate has 182 acres of land, which is approximately 80 hectares, which grows grapes varieties Ugni Blanc, Folle Blanche and Colombard. Brandy House L'Heureux produces high quality cognac and Pineau Charentes (Pino de Charantes).
As for Armagnac, L'Heureux House bought the estate left without heirs, due to the presence of rich deposits millezimnyh aged Armagnac, in order to replenish the product range. In the second half of the XIX century, L'Heureux family acquired classic armanyachny distillation apparatus and received permission for the production of grape alcohol. Armagnac distilled once. Armagnac Baron Gaston Legrand aged in oak barrels for a few - in the new, to drink imbibed energetic scent of fresh wood, and then the older - to slow and harmonious ripening, and even this is done in order to remove excess tannins. Black Oak for Armagnac is more appropriate than an oak of Tronse or Limousin. Barrels, the volume of which is from 700 to 1200 liters, stored on the earthen floor in the cellars, built of local stone. The aging process, evaporation and blending the same with the same process in brandy, but, as a rule, Armagnac is able to grow old no more than 40 years. After this period, to bottling in glass tanks or bottles, where stops the aging process and Armagnac retains all its best properties. Very often armagnac applicable concept millesime (one year distillation). Millezimnye Armagnac Baron Gaston Legrand are the hallmark of the House of L'Heureux - although its present range of options and the traditional categories: VS, VSOP and XO. In Armagnac, as the product is valued variability: drinks from different years of production of the same houses may have dissimilar taste and aroma.
Good Armagnac shows an interesting variety of flavors. The most typical aromas of Armagnac seven: hazelnut, peach, violet, lime, vanilla, plum and pepper. Millezimnye Armagnac Baron Gaston Legrand 1900 and 1995 differ in their flavors and taste different vintages. At a young vintages dominate notes of peach, violet, mint and always present background aroma of minerals and wet ground. In more aged Armagnac millezimnyh palette changes appear berry and woody tones, combined with aromas of dried fruit.