This is one of Castarede's traditional styles, being a negoçiant styles can change but this represents the larger proportion of these great armagnacs. Crystalised fruits and honey.
|Aroma||Complex nose, floral, candied fruits|
|Ageing||All Castarede armagnacs are well aged in oak casks to provide the maximum tannins. The cellars are next to the Baise ensuring that they are always damp and providing the best conditions for these fine armagnacs.|
|Distillation||Single distillation at around 58 – 60 degrees providing more complex aromas and taste|
|Flavour||Crystallised fruits and honey. Soft attack, round in the mouth, balanced|
|Grape Variety||Mainly Colombard, some Folle Blanche and sometimes some Ugni Blanc|
|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|