Samalens Bas Armagnac "Vieille Relique", 700 ml
- Volume: 700 ml
In Armagnac warm light amber color with golden and ruby highlights.
Full-bodied, rounded, powerful and elegant taste of Armagnac completed notes of caramel and candied fruit in a luxury long aftertaste.
The aroma of Armagnac interwoven shades of orange blossom, vanilla, licorice and tobacco.
Armagnac "Vieille Relic" - an excellent accompaniment to the digestive and soft, but not too strong cigars.
For the production of Armagnac Samalens grapes harvested from vines growing on a small section of the best appellasona Bas Armagnac, called the "Grand Bas Armagnac", where the soils are mainly sandy and clay-limestone. The distillation process takes place in a special copper armanyakskom alambike continuous. After distillation, the eau-de-vie (alcohol) placed in new barrels of black Gascon oak in which it resides about five years, after which the distillate is kept in old barrels. Aging is carried out on a rare "storey" method: the original barrels of alcohol were placed in the attic, where the difference between summer and winter temperatures is most pronounced, and then, as it ages, moved in below the room where the temperature fluctuations are not as sharp. Assemblage alcohols and blending them fortified waters are produced at least two years before bottling. During exposure fortress is reduced to 45-40%.
In Armagnac Armagnac Vieille Samalens Ba Relic taste typical male: powerful, spicy, tart, and despite the pronounced lubricity, tangible sweetness and slight acidity, quite sharp, giving the impression of complexity and nobility. It consists of alcohols delayed at least 15 years of age.