Chateau de Pellehaut 1973 Vintage 44 Year Armagnac

Pellehaut 73

Price: $160 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Chateau de Pellehaut

Region: Tenareze Armagnac, France

43.8% ABV

Grapes: Folle Blanche

Aged For: 44 Years, Distilled 1973

Cask Type: Oak

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No


Color: Mahogany

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Thick caramel, vanilla, bourbon, earth, cream, and tannins

Mouthfeel: Medium body, slightly dry

Palate/Taste: Tannins, slight bitter grape, tobacco, cinnamon, clove and old bourbon

Finish: Light to medium warmth and medium length, oak, rancio, plum, blackberry, caramel, and tannins

Thoughts: Good brandy, but I think this one had a bit too much oak, as it tastes very whisky like.

Score: 82 out of 100

 

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