From the Gascony region in southwest France?Armagnac, the cousin of Cognac, is a brandy that hails. Forexample, Cognac is a produced from a base of white wine, but unlike Cognac.With a round and rich flavor, it goes through only a single slow distillationwhich produces a brandy. After the distillation, from the local oak forest, itundergoes an extended period of aging in barrels made primarily. To shed itsharshness of youth, the longer aging allows the brandy.
Although Armagnac sales in the US ,it have beenincrease the sale rate in recent years the artisanal nature of this spirits, itmeans that production is small and it remains a secret to be discovered by themost wine and spirits lovers. The Wine Lovers of NYC wants to change something!Join us on Sunday, November 13 as May Matta-Aliah, the New York ArmagnacAmbassador and president of In the Grape. An organization dedicated to makingwine and spirits education accessible to everyone, it will be present 6wonderful Armagnacs in addition to a welcome Armagnac Punch. This promises tobe very fun and educational adventure into one of the greatest brandies ofFrance and that still remains a well-kept secret to most, but not for long.Besides that, by France’s best-kept secret, Armagnac let’s getseduced. Steeped in a history, that goes back 700 years and flavored by thecharacters that can only be found in the Gascony.
A sip of Armagnac recallssecret cellars, musketeers, French berets and a character as unique as thepeople that put their heart and soul into producing it. Join us on this guidedjourney through the picturesque vineyards and it also got dramatic cellars ofGascony. We can enjoy an unprecedented tasting of the Armagnacs. The tastingwill highlight the range of styles produced from VSOP (Very Superior Old Pale)old to XO (Extra Old). And It also from the Hors d’Age to the Vintages.Proprietary distillation techniques and the importance of the local oak barrelswill all be discussed it local in Grape Varieties. Of this fine spirit and anappreciation for why the French are more than happy to keep this seductivespirit a secret all to them, you will come away with a deeper understanding.As the finest producer of brandy in the world, Armagnac is only oneof the world are the true rival to Cognac for recognition.
It is one of only three officially demarcated brandyregions in Europe, and it along with Cognac and Jerez in Spain.Its quantity of the production is significantly lower than that of the Cognacregion. For every six bottles of Armagnac, it will sold around the world there are one hundred bottles ofcognac sold.For around 200 years longer than Cognac,Armagnac has been makingbrandy.
Armagnac is a French grape brandy and it is the most similar to cognac, but it ultimately very different in production and flavorprofile. In this post, I’ll cover the basics of thearmagnac. In next post,I’ll discuss the main differences between the cognacand the armagnac. In the presentation, Armagnac is the most established schnaps in France,with references going back the extent that 1411 amid it was utilized for themost part for helpful reasons. These days, the liquor being the drink ofdecision for us to quiet the nerves following stun. There was 200 yearspreviously the main specify of Cognac and has dependably thrown a shadow overthe schnaps it jumps at the chance to see as a littler, non-debilitating, andmore youthful sibling.
These days anyway it is Armagnac which is the risingstar and enormous sibling Cognac has a considerable measure to keep an eye outfor.