Paid: $120 for 750ml
Distilled/Owned by: Lous Pibous / L’Encantada
Region: Bas Armagnac
Aged For: 24 Years, distilled 1995
Chill Filtered: No
Color Added: No
Drank: Neat, in a glencairn
Nose: Deep rich grape and fruit notes, oak, dark chocolate, tobacco, oranges, blackcurrant, old sherry, and leather
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied
Palate/Taste: Oak, dark chocolate, vanilla, port wine, caramel sauce, pepper, spice, cream, and citrus
Finish: Medium warmth and long lasting, dry finish with heavy tannin and oak influence. Chocolate, coffee, tobacco, pepper, and cherry.
Thoughts: A combination of rich creamy desert flavors and heavy oak tannin influence make this a whisky drinker’s kind of brandy.
Score: 87 out of 100