Domaine d’Ognoas XO Astor Select


Paid: $60 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Domaine d’Ognoas

Region: Bas Armagnac, France

40% ABV

Grapes: A blend of Ugni blanc, Baco 22A, Folle blanche, and Le colombard

Aged For: XO age stated

Cask Type: French oak

Store Select: Astor Wines & Spirits

Color: Dark amber

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Candied grapes, sugar, raisins, dates, figs, PX sherry, caramel, and leather

Mouthfeel: Medium body

Palate/Taste: Caramel, brown sugar, sherry, raisins, pastry crust, vanilla, walnuts

Finish: Light warmth and long finish, vanilla, maple, and butter flavors

Thoughts: Very fruity and sweet, with more of a mouthfeel and lasting finish than the 80 proof would suggest, highly recommended, especially for the price.

Score: 85 out of 100

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