Review #836 | Armagnac Review #28
Distiller: Lous Pibous
ABV: 52.3% ABV
Age: 24 Years
Nose: Rich, syrupy, sweet, honey. Really fruity and sweet. Cherry, blackberry, currants, cranberry. Oak, pepper, tobacco, savory spice.
Taste: Medium mouth feel, syrupy caramel, oak, pepper. Apple pie, currants, blackberry. Heat growing, mild sulfur. Really strong oak presence.
Finish: Long, hot, some heat. Dry, oaky, some pepper. Syrupy fruits, fig and dates. Super rich.
Overall: The nose is sublime. The palate is great. The finish is strong. This is definitely a brandy for bourbon drinkers, though. There is a whole lot of oak, pepper, clove, and tobacco. The syrupy, rich fruits take a backseat to the oak presence here. I like it a whole lot, but with a bit less wood, I think wed be looking at something hardly short of perfect. Nonetheless, though, I really enjoyed this dram.
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