1995 Chteau de Briat 20 Year Old Vintage Armagnac

The Schtick: “Chteau de Briat is operated by the Baron de Pichon-Longuevilles great, great-grandson, Stphane de Luze, who represents the fifth generation of the family to make Armagnac at the former hunting lodge of Henry IV. Distilled from Baco, the house style is a rich and full-bodied brandy that seemingly pays homage to the former kings spirited namesake: Bourbon.” – KLWines Webpage.

Review #821 | Armagnac Review #24

Distiller: Chateau de Briat

Bottler: Chateau de Briat

Brand: Chateau de Briat


ABV: 44% ABV

Age: 20 Years

Nose: Vanilla, confectioners sugar. Vibrant, effervescent. Apples, pears, bubblegum, clove, potpourri. Nice baking spice. Perfumey. Really sweet, fruity, floral.

Taste: Thin, no heat. Sweet, complex – apples, pears, vanilla, cream, mild pepper, cocoa, faint sulfur, apple pie.

Finish: Short, spicy and clove laden. Some sweetness. Bit of heat.

Overall: This was really interesting on the nose, but the finish did it in. I liked the palate, especially the wide variety

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Rank: 5

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