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Château Garreau Extra 15 Year Old Armagnac - Zouf.biz

Château Garreau Extra 15 Year Old Armagnac

  • £5900


A fabulous Extra 15 year old Armagnac from Château Garreau, this is from the Bas Armagnac region and has spent over 15 years in old oak casks in the Chateau cellar. A Master blend to select the finest old Armagnacs and create this exquisite blend of which is at least 15 years old

  • Tasting: Mint and verbena nose. Orange. Smooth and well rounded with apricot and raisins and cocoa finish
  • Grape variety: Baco, Ugni blanc, Folle blanche
  • Alcohol: 40%
  • Awarded a Silver Medal in Paris in 2015 (National Agricultural Competition), a Gold Medal in 2013 (Hong Kong) and 2 Gold Medals in 2014 at the Chinese Wine and Spirits Awards (Best Value 2014)
  • Size: 50cl, 70cl and 1.5l Bottle and 35cl and 70cl Prestige Carafe, all in a standard box. Can be supplied in a wooden gift box on request with an extra £20
  • Note: alcohol abuse can be dangerous to health
  • Chateau Garreau Armagnac is produced and bottled at the property sine the 19th century; initially by the Prince Sukhorov Kabylin of Russia, previous owner of the domain, who once purveyed the Tsar's Court of Saint Petersburg with his Armagnacs
  • Chateau Garreau is located in the Bas Armagnac region, being the best area for producing top quality Armagnac
  • The estate covers 82.5 ha, 25 of which is dedicated to the vine, planted with Baco, Folle Blanche, Ugni Blanc for Armagnac; and Colombard, Gros Manseng, Tannat, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon for Floc de Gascogne
  • The Armagnac distillation process uses column (continuous) stills. The white wines with their final yeast lees (8-10% ABV) the become eaux de vie (52-60% ABV). At this stage, Armagnac has already a very rich and fruity taste, but it is the slow aging process in carefully chosen oak barrels which imparts its complexity

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