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Castarede XO 20 Year Old Armagnac Carafe (500ml)

Armagnac, FRANCE
$179. 99
$2159.88 Dozen
ABV: 40%
This superb example from Castaredes has been produced from Ugni blanc, Folle Blanche, Colombard and Baco 22 varietals and aged in excess of 20 years.

Tasting note: Deep polished copper / mahogany colour is bright and shows ideal clarity. Gradually builds, issuing a mild nose prickle as it releases vanilla, mocha and date to open. Returning 5-8 minutes later finds the accent shifted towards mocha, brown sugar and brittle toffee-apple. Clean, fresh, concentrated and beautifully balanced, it offers semi sweet flavours of coffee, cocoa and prunes; hints of black pepper accentuate towards the finish delivering a pleasant heat to conclude satisfying, dry and woody with a cafe-creme, hazelnut fade. 40% Alc./Vol.