Sipping on a smooth glass of Armagnac may not be your typical Saturday night, but this deliciousshould be enjoyed at least once!
What is Armagnac?
Armagnac is a type of brandy made from a blend of four types of grapes that are distilled in column stills, and then aged in oak barrels. It is made in a region of the same name in Gascony, which lies southwest of France. This strong liquor has been produced there for hundreds of years and even predates its more famous cousin, .
When sipping Armagnac, you’ll notice the varied apricot, ripe fruit, vanilla, and perhaps even and clove. It is more flavorful than Cognac and other and inspires passionate dedication in drinkers. If you were to categorize this delicacy, it is classified as a brandy, which is the broad term for liquor that has been distilled from wine. Distillation removes ‘ ’ and results in a more concentrated . This liquor falls between 45-50% alcohol by volume (ABV) or 90-100 proof, roughly equivalent to strong whiskeys and scotches.of
How to Drink Armagnac?
Armagnac can find a place in our daily diet as an aperitif, or mixed in, and may even contain medicinal properties when used in moderation.