Category Archives: Armagnac

XO Armagnac, J. Nismes-Delclou, Berry Brothers & Rudd, NV, France, 40% abv, 69 GBP

Any way you slice it, this BBR marque XO Armagnac is delicious and interesting stuff. Florence Castarède is a sixth generation descendant of the Nismes-Delclou family and is currently running the stills at this Armagnac house. To underscore its longevity, the Nismes-Delclou … Continue reading

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Saint-Vivant, Armagnac, Condom, France, 40% abv, C$59.00

Armagnac is frequently mistaken for its cousin Cognac created about 150km north of Bordeaux. It was easy for the Dutch and English to trade in Cognac as transportation of the ‘brandewijn’ or burnt wine / brandy used to fortify wine … Continue reading

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