Baron G. Legrand VS Bas Armagnac, 700 ml
- Volume: 700 ml
Armagnac rich amber color.
In the taste of Armagnac felt vanilla notes and a long warming aftertaste.
Armagnac has a rich fruity flavor.
Armagnac is the perfect digestif, ideal for smoked salmon, gourmet sausages, dishes Gascon cuisine, foie gras, sousamm, traditional flambe meat and game, as well as the dessert is served well with berries and fruits, coffee and cigars.
The French say: "Cognac we presented all over the world, and Armagnac left yourself."
Baron G. Legrand VS Bas Armagnac - excellent Armagnac saturated amber color, the manufacture of which Brandy House L'Heureux using traditional manufacturing techniques. Armagnac aged in oak barrels for 3 years. Baron G. Legrand Bas Armagnac sun is filled with lovely vanilla flavor and rich aroma of fruit.
Birthplace of Armagnac, Gascony is an area - the southern province of France. Mention of Armagnac found in the XVIII 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) as the most prestigious area, which produces the best spirits, and the local product with a softer a slight smell of violets or 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 .
History of the House L'Heureux has its origins in 1680, the owner of Alexander L'Heureux, vineyards that are in the Petit 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, House Lheraud 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 spill into 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.