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Armagnac

Here's the thing you need to know about Armagnacdon'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.
What’s the difference between Armagnac and Cognac? 
Distilling method: Armagnac is usually distilled only once using a column still or an alembic still, while Cognac is required to be distilled twice in a pot still. Grapes: only Ugni Blanc grapes are used for Cognac, while Armagnac producers experiment more with grape types. 
How to pronounce Armagnac?
aar-muhn-yak
How does Armagnac taste? 
Armagnac is considered to be complex and robust. It's higher in alcohol than Cognac and it's typically between 46 to 48% ABV.
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