Armagnac Chateau de Laubade 12 Ans, gift box, 0.7 L
Reviews of purchase Chateau de Laubade 12 Ans, gift box, 0.7 L
Armagnac expressive dark amber.
Taste Armagnac - exquisite, powerful and rich, typical of aged drinks.
Armagnac aroma is fragrant notes of candied fruit and prunes, and a light touch of spice, vanilla and oak gives a bouquet of incredible charm. Variety Colombard adds an aromatic range of notes of spices and pepper.
Armagnac is perfect as a digestif, and well combined with Roquefort cheese, pies and baked apples and pears.
12-year-old Armagnac Chateau de Laubade has refined and, at the same time, incredibly strong and rich flavor that complements the fragrant aroma of candied fruit and spices, and is present in the blend of Colombard grapes brings the characteristic notes of spice and pepper. At the heart of Armagnac - dominant varieties Ugni Blanc and Folle Blanche with a small addition of Bako and Colombard. Grapes grown in the Chateau de Lobada using organic methods. Vineyards cover an area of 105 hectares and is located in the upper area of the province of Armagnac. The minimum shutter speed Armagnac is 12 years old, she performed in barrels made from the Chateau Gascon oak.
Chateau de Lobada 12-year-old presented in the original gift box in order to highlight its elegance and make a great gift for any occasion!
House Chateau de Lobada was founded in 1870 in the province of Armagnac, after which the drink got its name. Present prosperity and the peak of his fame Chateau de Lobada reached in the last quarter of the 19th century, when in 1974 it was headed by Jean-Jacques Lesgurg. For the revival of the Chateau, he even was awarded the highest award - the Order of the Legion of Honor. Thanks to his efforts here were created by spirits of the highest quality and is currently in chetyrehsotlitrovyh oak barrels stored in the castle of significant reserves of over 90 vintages, the oldest of which dates from the 1888 harvest. Because of this today at Chateau can be produced in any year Armagnac.
The successors of the family business and Arnaud Denis Lesrgurg adhere to traditional ways of farming without the use of chemicals. They refused to record harvests in favor of improving the quality of grapes and pay great attention to the selection of varieties such as Ugni Blanc, Folle Blanche, Colombard and Bako, of which the Château de Lobada produced two classes of Armagnac. First - it is blended Armagnac (such as VSOP, Antamporel, XO), high quality which is achieved due to the professionalism of oenologists economy, as well as the latest developments in the art of blending. The second class - it's neat millezimnyh Armagnac, each vintage is 100% made from grapes of a single harvest and is the result of a single distillation.
Armagnac matures in oak barrels, which are made in the estate. During the exposure of wood tannins stand out, some of the liquid evaporates and the strength of the drink is reduced by about 1-2 degrees per year. Alcohol is first poured into new oak barrels, and then poured into older, that provides a smooth development of the beverage, wood scents are refined at the same time, they appear shades of vanilla and plums, followed by evaporation of the alcohol taste becomes softer. Usually Armagnac kept in barrels for no longer than 40 years - it is up to that age it is able to improve their properties. Then it is poured into a glass bottle or vats where the aging process is terminated. They Armagnac retains many years the castle and its wonderful aroma.