1984 Delord Bas Armagnac (700ml)
$140. 00 Bottle
Situated in Bas-Armagnac, Delord's distillery is to be found in the village of Lannepax, the ancestral home of the Delord family. They comment, "Our old Sier Armagnac alambics, that we wouldn't part with for all the gold in the world, produce less than 30 litres of eau-de-vie an hour. Our cellars contain our old treasured vintages and include more than 700 oak barrels that protect and age the Armagnac eau-de-vie dating from the 20th Century to the present day". Tasting note: Produced from Ugni blanc, Folle Blanche, Colombard and Baco 22 A grapes. Lovely gold ochre / bright copper appearance. Muted opening sniff yields subtle notes of nougat and sweet spice. Further aeration stimulates candied orange peel, vanilla and hints of maple syrup. Soft, round entry follows through in a medium bodied profile offering suggestions of light toffee, dried fruits and white pepper towards the finish. Ends dry, oaky, short. 40% Alc./Vol.