L’Encantada Domaine Les Bidets 38-Year 1979 Astor Single Cask


Paid: $215 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Les Bidets / L’encantadta

Region: Bas Armagnac, France

48.3% ABV

Aged For: 38 Years, Distilled 1979

Cask Type: French oak

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Color: Treacle

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Syrupy espresso, musty old oak, caramel, dark chocolate, vanilla, touches of leather and dried leaves

Mouthfeel: Full and supple

Palate/Taste: Dark port wine, plums, dates, oak tannins, fruity coffee, cacao nibs, concentrated maple syrup, and cinnamon oil

Finish: Medium warmth, with a long dry finish consisting of raisins, chocolate cake, rancio, dusty paper, pipe tobacco, and blackberry

Thoughts: Amazingly dark and deep, intense and packed with flavors, savor this one.

Score: 95 out of 100

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