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Castarède Vintage 1968 Bas Armagnac by Castarede

Castarède Vintage 1968 Bas Armagnac by Castarede
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Another gem from the cellars at Ch de Maniban, the 1968 this is distilled lower than most in the range and is probably the nicest of the three from this particular distiller.

Cru:
Bas Armagnac
Volume:
70 cl
Vintage:
1968
% Alcohol:
40%
Packaging:
Presentation Box
Availability:
Out of stock

Details

Another gem from the cellars at Ch de Maniban, the 1968 is distilled lower than most in the range and is probably the nicest of the three from this particular distiller.

Additional Information

Aroma A little herbal with some bay, nutmeg and prune
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 Richer than some of Florence Castarede's armagnacs. This is much more nutty and has some toffee and roasted walnut flavours.
Grape Variety Mainly Colombard, some Folle Blanche and sometimes some Ugni Blanc
Reduction and Strength 40% abv. Small reduction occurs with distilled water only.
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