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Château Laballe Bas Armagnac 1997

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Château Laballe Bas Armagnac 1997
Producer Château Laballe
Region, Country Armagnac, France
Bottle Size 700ml
Case Size 6
Product Code 19083-700

Great, aged Armagnac can convey a deep sense of place in a manner that is rare in the spirits world, and Laballe’s fabulous examples are loaded with personality, fine textures and flavours that echo across the palate. Distilled in the domaine’s 1923 wood-fired copper still, these Armagnacs then age in Chêne Noir Gascon—410-litre barrels made of oak from the nearby Landes forest—until they are bottled for sale. The extended maturation within this thick-grained oak imparts plenty of tannin and spice, giving Laballe’s vintage Armagnac its distinctive style., There is no addition of colour, and all the spirits are bottled brut de fût—unfiltered and at their natural alcohol level—often from a single barrel. 

100% Ugni Blanc bottled from Pièce n°A1-12. The colour is bright and clear with a deep golden hue. Powerful aromas of white florals, candied citrus and sweet coconut lead to a palate of charming presence, length and persistence. A touch of exotic fruits is balanced by mineral delicacy and a vibrant, saline-flecked close.

Château Laballe Bas Armagnac 1997

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