Paid: $60 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Ararat / Pernod Ricard
Aged For: 10 Years
Cask Type: Armenian oak
Grapes: Unspecified, Armenian grown
Color: Old oak
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Rich musty grape, thick oak, baking spices, pipe tobacco, oranges, raisins, dried fruits, chocolate
Mouthfeel: Medium body, slightly sticky
Palate/Taste: PX sherry, blackberry jam, orange marmalade, honey, vanilla, oak, cinnamon, a real fruit bomb
Finish: Light warmth, medium length, still very fruit forward with a touches of chocolate, vanilla, and baking spices.
Thoughts: If you like your brandy almost like fruit juice or are a fan or Port or PX sherry this stuff is going to be right up your alley.
Score: 88 out of 100