Domaine d'Esperance, "Les Tresors de d'Artagnan", Bas-Armagnac AOC, 1971, gift box, 700 ml
Drink a beautiful amber color.
Delicate, subtle taste of Armagnac impresses with its delicacy and elegance.
Armagnac has an extraordinary, subtle aromatic bouquet with light tones of fresh and dried fruit.
Armagnac is ideal as a digestif and accompanied by a cup of coffee or cigars.
"Les Tresors de d'Artagnan" Bas-Armagnac 1971 - a great millezim, who was raised in a number of exceptional and unique Armagnac for its unique taste and delicate, subtle aroma of the Mrs. Claire de Montesquiou d'Artagnan. The drink is aged in oak barrels for many years. Label that adorns the bottle of "Les Tresors de d'Artagnan", has been specially created a good friend of the family de Montesquiou - famous Gascon artist Jean-Charles de Castelbajac.
In a series of collectible Armagnac "Les Tresors de d'Artagnan" each vintage has its own personality and unique style. In the taste of each manifest its dominant - it notes of orange, shades or dried fruit or biscuits flavored nuances. However, a common feature of drinks issued under this brand, is the ease, elegance and complexity of the bouquet. Beverage strength typically varies within 40-48% depending on the particular crop. These Armagnac is recommended to drink after a meal, slowly warming drink in sniftere warm hands to fully enjoy the beauty of the old aged "Les Tresors de d'Artagnan".
It has long been Armagnac known as the oldest in France, strong drink, made from the grape spirits. The first documented mention of it relates to 1411. Drink even credited with medicinal properties, which skillfully used the local healers, appoint a small dose of Armagnac as medicine. The birthplace of the drink - the legendary, sung by Alexander Dumas, a historical region of France - Gascony.
The owner of the estate Domaine d'Esperance - Earl Jean-Louis de Montesquieu - is a direct descendant of the Duke de Montesquiou d'Artagnan, who was marshal of King Louis XIV, who became the prototype of the musketeer D'Artagnan. Chateau d'Esperance has 40 hectares of vineyards located in the heart of the Bas-Armagnac. Winemaking craft runs spouse Comte de Montesquiou - Claire de Montesquiou d'Artagnan. It was she who decides how long will ripen alcohols in new barrels until they are returned to the old. In short, all the important decisions remain with her. And she copes with this task brilliantly, because no wonder her drinks were chosen by Air France as a drink for passengers Class I!
In 2012, wine and Armagnac from Domaine d'Esperance are popular in France and far beyond its borders.