Armagnac Dartigalongue, "Croix de Salles" XO, gift box, 0.7 L
Reviews of purchase Dartigalongue, "Croix de Salles" XO, gift box, 0.7 L
Armagnac dark amber color with a touch of old gold.
Armagnac has a rounded, elegant taste c velvety tannins, hints of dried fruit, oak and a long finish.
The complex, exotic flavor of Armagnac reveals hints of peach, quince, honey and delicate chocolate nuances.
Armagnac is excellent as a digestif, combined with desserts and accompanied by fine cigars.
Armagnac "Croix de Salles" XO is created mostly from grapes Bako Blanc with a little variety Ugni Blanc, cultivated in the region of Bas-Armagnac. Armagnac is made in casks of black oak Gascon at least 10 years. The exotic aroma of Armagnac captivates shades of peach, quince, honey and delicate chocolate nuances. "Croix de Sal" the XO perfectly combines with desserts, as well as the perfect accompaniment to cigars.
The oldest Armagnac house - Dartigalongue located in the commune of Nogaro (Gers, Gascony). Distillation of Armagnac family Dartigalong engaged since 1813. Then came the famous family motto "My Armagnac - my strength."
As armanyachny house Dartigalongue became known only in 1838, when Pascal Dartigalong moved to the heart of Gascony - Gers department. Production was originally aimed only at the creation of Armagnac. Its products Pascal Dartigalong sent directly to the barrels through the Bayonne port in England and Holland.
The next generation Dartigalong family successfully continued the business ancestor, gradually expanding both domestic and foreign markets. By the mid 50-ies of the XX century, Armagnac Dartigalong homes have been known and loved, not only in France but also in Europe and the USA. Today, at the head of the house Dartigalongue are representatives of 6 generations of the family. Raw materials for their products, as well as distilled spirits family receives on the basis of contracts with 4 wineries Bas-Armagnac.
The western part of the Ba-Armagnac, where the grapes are grown for the House Dartigalong, known for its sandy soils. Grapes grown here has high acidity, which makes the taste after vinification armagnac rounded and soft. One of the trade secrets is also a delay - to her 90% of the used barrels of Gascon instead of Limousin oak. Hence Armagnacs Dartigalongue house acquire its famous spicy taste.
At present the products at home, which is appreciated and advised all the leading sommeliers, is represented in more than 20 countries around the world.