Samalens, Millesime Bas Armagnac, 1966, 700 ml
Armagnac has a beautiful dark amber color with a golden sheen.
Multifaceted, mild taste of Armagnac is gradually revealed hints of licorice and honey, subtle vanilla and woody notes in a stable long aftertaste.
The rich bouquet of aromas intertwined Armagnac tobacco, spices and dried fruits, colors of flowering trees (apricot, apple).
Armagnac is the perfect digestif at the end of the meal, you can also apply it to coffee and cigars.
Line millezimnyh Armagnac from a rich palette Samalens vintages, where each bouquet millesime manifest its own unique features.
Millesime Bas Armagnac 1966 is made from Ugni Blanc grapes from vines grown on small, the best part of appellasona Bas Armagnac, called the Grand Bas Armagnac. The soils are sandy and clay-limestone. Alcohols for the greatest variety of eaux-de-vie (distillate) obtained by two methods: the method of continuous distillation, which takes place in a special copper armanyakskom alambike, and rarely used in Armagnac, the method of double distillation, which is carried out in the Charente alambike and allows a greater degree of extract wine and sediment components affecting the taste and flavor of the future of Armagnac. Following the legislation, distillation begins in November and ends before 31 March of the following year. The last two years, the resolution ordering the complete distillation until 31 January. After distilling alcohols placed in new casks of oak black Gascon, in which they are maintained for about five years, after which the distillate is stored in the old casks. During exposure fortress is reduced to 40-45%.
Samalens House was founded in 1882 by Jean Samalensom, at the moment it is one of the oldest houses of Armagnac, and he still belongs to the family Samalens. The grandson of the company founder Pierre Samalens continues the family business as a Master Blender and the president of the company. The house is located in the town of Samalens Laujuzan (Lozhyuzan), surrounded by vineyards and oak trees, in the heart of the Bas Armagnac, which is born one of the best in the world of Armagnac. Excellent taste of Armagnac Samalens, its high quality and exquisite unique design decanters allowed to become a world-renowned brand and gain recognition among fans of the drink. Armagnac house differ clean and rich aroma, fullness and roundness, and a wide range of manufactured house that Armagnac is very large, many of them are old vintages.