The Schtick: This selection from PM Spirits and Nasa Liquors is a cask of Armagnac from D’Esperance. Matured for 16 years in French Oak, this Armagnac is bottled at cask strength with no coloring or filtering, or other additives.
ABV: 48% ABV
Age: 16 Years
Nose: Sweet cream, prominent grape note, some sulfur and pepper. Honey, butter, toffee.
Taste: Medium mouth feel – a long prick of heat. Sweet toffee, toasted almond, vanilla bean, cocoa. Rich berry, raisin bread.
Finish: Short but complex. Nice cocoa component to go with grape, blueberry and some creamy vanilla sweetness.
Overall: Nice overall. While not exceptionally complex, it’s hitting all the right notes.
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