Armagnac is a distinctive grape brandy produced in the Armagnac region in Gascony south west France. It is traditionally only distilled once and is aged in local black oak. It is fuller bodied, more aromatic and earthier than cognac.
Baron de Lustrac 1979 Vintage Armagnac is presented in an old-fashioned Armagnac bottle and wooden box, these rare vintage Armagnacs are available in strictly limited quantities.
Armagnac is the oldest spirit in the world, used as a medicine in former times it has been distilled and appreciated since 1411. Armagnac is also a region, part of the southwest of France .
Baron de Sigognac 1969 Vintage Armagnac will be 50 years old in 2019. This excellent 50 year old brandy will make a fantastic 50th birthday gift or present for anyone celebrating a 50th wedding anniversary on 2019.
The Owners of Armagnac Baron de Sigognac, The Guasch family, have been located in Gascony since the 12th century. They have owned the château at Bordeneuve since 1974 and are now one of the region’s largest courtier and negociant operations. Today the father-and-son team of Jean-Claude and Thomas look after viticulture, vinification and distillation. The Domaine is almost unique in the region as all its production is distilled into Armagnac instead of wine.
Vintage Armagnac makes a great gift for enthusiasts of the traditional French brandy - and it's often rather good value-for-money considering how far back some of the vintages stretch. This one from the excellent Baron de Sigognac was distilled all the way back in 1989.