Armagnac is considered to be the oldest brandy in France. It is an alcohol made from grapes, mainly 4 grape varieties used (ugni blanc, folle blanche, baco blanc and colombard) out of the ten authorized. Distilled by an Armagnac still, this alcohol requires time to gain in complexity and aromas.
The wine-growing regions of the Armagnac appellation :
Age designation :
The age corresponds to the minimum age of the youngest armagnac used in the blend.
Three stars 2 years old
V.S.O.P 5 years
X.O 6 years
Out of age 10 years
vintage : minimum 10 years