The Delord Armagnac story started in 1893 when Prosper Delord, travelling distiller and cellar master, took his alembic still from farm to farm, transforming white wine into Armagnac. Now Delord have many wonderful vintages available.
|Aroma||Soft toffees, vanilla, pear, chocolate and wax.|
|Ageing||Aged in damp cellars.|
|Distillation||Distilled at around 54 - 58 degrees. Lower than other brandies, providing greater wine flavours but less refinement than cognacs.|
|Flavour||The flavours are led by vanilla, and the intense aromatic persistence is particularly strong.|
|Grape Variety||Ugni Blanc, Folle Blanche and Baco.|
|Reduction and Strength||Delord minimise their dilutions wherever possible, but all of their armagnacs are bottled at 40% abv.|
|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.|