Still a family run business, Castarede is a highly respected Armagnac house and the oldest in existence.
|Aroma||Light nose of pear with vanilla aromas and a hint of toast.|
|Ageing||The Castarede cellars are next to the Baise ensuring that they are always damp and providing the best conditions for these fine armagnacs.|
|Distillation||Traditional armagnac distillation at around 58 – 60 degrees providing more complex aromas and taste|
|Flavour||Dainty and fruity.|
|Grape Variety||Colombard, Folle Blanche and simetimes Ugni Blanc|
|Reduction and Strength||Limited reduction|
|Viticulture||The climate is soft and humid with sunny autumns and the soil is made of siliceous clay which is poor in lime, giving Bas Armagnacs a lightness and fragrance with subtle tastes|