Chateau de Lacquy Reference Armagnac
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  • grape
  • candied
  • prunes
  • cinnamon
  • vanilla
  • sweet
  • floral
  • apple
  • smooth

Chateau de Lacquy

Reference Armagnac (0.75l, 40.5%)
Price $46.99

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A prestigious Armagnac from the oldest Armagnac-producing family estate.

Chateau de Lacquy is the oldest family-owned estate producing Armagnac. It’s been in the family since 1711 (that was the time of Louis XIV, BTW) and the present owner Gilled de Boisseson is the 10th generation to run Chateau de Lacquy. Armagnacs must be produced in the Armagnac region in Gascony in southwest France and Chateau de Lacquy Armagnacs are one of the most esteemed and prestigious Armagnacs. Everything is produced on the estate and the stuff that gets bottled comes exclusively from their own vineyards, distillery and ageing cellars. The vines grow on special soil of light marine sand with clay and shell sediments. Their Armagnacs are aged in 110-gallon French oak barrels – without any additives, colorants, sugar or wooded caramel, naturally.

All Chateau de Lacquy Armagnacs are elegant and extremely balanced, known for their aromas and flavors of fresh or candied fruits, flowers, spices, tobacco, cocoa, vanilla, cream, nuts, and toasted brioche. Chateau de Lacquy Armagnac Reference is one of their most prestigious bottles. It greets you with an elegant nose of ripe grape juice, candied prunes, and cinnamon spikes. The refined palate is slightly sweet with vanilla, wild flowers, fresh prunes, and apples compote. Expect the finish to last forever all while being very, very smooth.

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Appearance / Color
Bright orange

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Ripe grape juice, candied prunes, and cinnamon spikes.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
Slightly sweet with vanilla, wild flowers, fresh prunes, and apples compote.

Finish
Endless and smooth.

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  • grape
  • candied
  • prunes
  • cinnamon
  • vanilla
  • sweet
  • floral
  • apple
  • smooth
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The best way to enjoy a Calvados or Cognac is in a balloon-shaped snifter. Armagnac? Try a Champagne flute or a tulip-style glass instead.
To delve even deeper with Cognac and Armagnac, they live about 180 miles apart, so they're practically neighbours. Cognac is mostly made from one sort of grape, while Armagnac loves variety. The most interesting difference is their PR: Armagnac is one of the oldest Spirits on the planet and it was rarely exported. Cognac, on the other hand, was the export blockbuster with good marketing. It even had Napoleon III as its poster boy, who made sure Cognac was sold in every medieval supermarket.
If we’re calling dibs on who gets first-born privileges, Armagnac edges out Cognac. The Spirit is the oldest type of Brandy in France, with documented distillation dating back to the early 15th century.
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Character Dogson
The best way to enjoy a Calvados or Cognac is in a balloon-shaped snifter. Armagnac? Try a Champagne flute or a tulip-style glass instead.
To delve even deeper with Cognac and Armagnac, they live about 180 miles apart, so they're practically neighbours. Cognac is mostly made from one sort of grape, while Armagnac loves variety. The most interesting difference is their PR: Armagnac is one of the oldest Spirits on the planet and it was rarely exported. Cognac, on the other hand, was the export blockbuster with good marketing. It even had Napoleon III as its poster boy, who made sure Cognac was sold in every medieval supermarket.
If we’re calling dibs on who gets first-born privileges, Armagnac edges out Cognac. The Spirit is the oldest type of Brandy in France, with documented distillation dating back to the early 15th century.
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