Armagnac

Here's the thing you need to know about Armagnac—don't ever call it Cognac.

While both fall under the category of Brandy, this distilled Wine distinguishes itself on one primary point: location.

Armagnac hails from the Armagnac region in Gascony, France, and is largely distilled using alembic continuous stills. It's higher in alcohol than Cognac, too.

Helluva selling point there.

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Although the production of Armagnac started about 200 years earlier than Cognac, it never achieved the same level of fame. Very much due to the fact that its home region didn't have good river and sea connections to reach the English and Dutch merchants in the past like Cognac did.