Chateau de Ravignan 29-Year 1988


Paid: $100 for 750ml

Distilled/Owned by: Chateau de Ravignan

Region: Bas Armagnac, France

41.5% ABV

Grapes: Undisclosed

Aged For: 29 years (Distilled 1988)

Cask Type: French oak

Chill Filtered: No

Color Added: No

Color: Deep brown

Drank: Neat, in a glencairn

Nose: Rich custard, old oak, caramelized grapes, vanilla, molasses, brown sugar

Mouthfeel: Medium body, midway between wet and dry

Palate/Taste: Blackberry jam, oak, pipe tobacco, caramel, vanilla, leather, molasses

Finish: Medium warmth and lasting, leather, heavy oak, toffee, chocolate, and blueberry with a hint of cherry

Thoughts: The oak has had a lot of influence on this one, a nice deep dark flavor profile

Score: 87 out of 100