8 Year Old

8 Year Old bottle

70cl, 43% ABV

This blend exhibits very little wood influence. A straight forward Armagnac that is highly strung but nevertheless smooth and enveloping. You can drink this Armagnac as an aperitif, with or without ice and also use it for cocktails.

 

8 Year Old bottle

Tasting Notes

Nose

Vanilla toffee, sweetened cream and lots of zesty lemon. There is a feisty youthfulness to the nose, but with sweet and rounded notes in place to provide balance – sultanas, light fruit cake and brown sugar.

Palate

Softer than the nose suggests, with more toffee, creamy fudge and sultanas, but still with a mouth-watering citrus note running through the centre – lemon zest, lemon cream and candied lemon peel.

Finish

Initially citrus-led, softening to lemon sponge cake and lingering sultana notes.

Comment

A well-balanced young Armagnac, with character from both spirit and ageing. It's perfectly at home in cocktails, long drinks or as a lightly chilled aperitif.