Comte de Lauvia – Hors d’Âge – Armagnac 

Comte de Lauvia – Hors d’Âge – Armagnac 

The nose is fruity and offers a fine fleshiness as well as a fine power (in the background). It reveals notes of Williams pear and fleshy Golden Apple combined with small notes of pâtisseries, caramelization, camphor and a hint of pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced and offers a good definition, a fine tension, a…

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Dartigalongue – Hors d’âge – Bas-Armagnac

Dartigalongue – Hors d’âge – Bas-Armagnac

(bottled 08/2018) The nose is aromatic, elegant, gourmand, precise and offers a fine freshness. It reveals notes of dried orange, Zante currant and small notes of apple associated with discreet hints of dried lemon zest, plum, rancio and a very discreet touch of white pepper. The palate is fruity, well-balanced, well-built, gourmande and offers a…

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Jean Cavé – Hors d’Age – Vieil Armagnac

Jean Cavé – Hors d’Age – Vieil Armagnac

The nose is fruity, relatively rich and quite gourmand. It reveals notes of candied fruit, orange zest, a touch of prunes and a hint of fresh tobacco associated with fine notes of rancio, oak as well as a touch of spice (cinnamon, cardamom), a slight note of dried orange zest and a slight touche of…

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Domaine de Guilhon – HORS D’AGE – Bas-Armagnac

Domaine de Guilhon – HORS D’AGE – Bas-Armagnac

The nose is elegant, fine, powerful and charming. It reveals notes of dried fruits, almonds, walnuts and slight notes of candied fruit associated with a touch of pear compote, small notes of rancio, a hint of orange peel, caramel and small spices (vanilla, cardamom, hint of cinnamon and a fine touch of Sichuan pepper). The…

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Château Garreau – HORS D’AGE – Bas-Armagnac

Château Garreau – HORS D’AGE – Bas-Armagnac

The nose is aromatic and elegant. It reveals notes of walnuts, dried fruits and slight notes of candied white fruit (pear, peach …) associated with touches of rancio, caramel as well as slight notes of sweet spices (Bourbon vanilla…). The palate is fruity, balanced, well defined, relatively gourmand and offers fat and a certain finesse….

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Château de Briat – Hors d’Âge – Bas-Armagnac

Château de Briat – Hors d’Âge – Bas-Armagnac

(75% Bacco, 15% Folle Blanche and 10% Colombard) The nose is fine, dynamic and quite powerful. It reveals notes of leather, dried fruit, rancio and woody notes associated with a few notes of citrus and slight notes of tobacco, roasting, clove and spices. The palate is fresh, mineral and fruity. In the mouth it expresses…

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Dartigalongue – Hors d’âge – Bas-Armagnac

Dartigalongue – Hors d’âge – Bas-Armagnac

The nose is marked by notes of candied orange. It also reveals notes of plum and slight notes of rancio associated with a hint of pepper. The palate is smooth, round and well balanced. In the mouth this Armagnac expresses notes of cooked white fruits and slight notes of plum, nuts, and spices combined with…

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Armagnac Delord – Hors d’âge – Bas-Armagnac

Armagnac Delord – Hors d’âge – Bas-Armagnac

The nose is fine. It reveals notes of flowers, spices and dried fruits associated with a slight touch of vanilla. The palate is fleshy, balanced and supple. It expresses notes of quince, candied yellow fruits, dried fruits and nuts. Good length.

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Château de Laubade – Intemporel Hors d’Age

Château de Laubade – Intemporel Hors d’Age

The nose is fine and complex. It reveals notes of plums and cedar wood associated with a slight hint of caramelization, small spices (vanilla, cardamom) and rancio. The palate is round, relatively complex, well-structured and expresses notes of quince jelly, white fruits, orange zest and slight notes of spices and licorice. Good length.

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