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Apothicaire de l'Armagnac Baco 50cl 1983

Armagnac AOC

Apothicaire is the 'Grand Cru' of Armagnacs, with amazing length and complexity after 37 years in barrel. It's a rare pure Baco cuvée, long aged in cask, then finished in Château La Clarière barrels. Hints of red berry mingle with the mellow notes.

Beyond the Label

Tasting notes

Roasted caramel and toasted nuts, toffee apple, mellow, complex, long

Aroma

Creamy toffee apple, caramel, roasted nuts, spice

Apothicaire de l'Armagnac Baco 50cl 1983

More information

  • France
  • Deep burnished gold
  • Vegetarian
  • 49.3% ABV
  • 24.65 Units
  • 500.00 ml
  • 31 December, 2050

Bas-Armagnac in southwest France is the most westerly subregion of the appellation and, with its sandy loamy soils, produces nearly all its finest eaux de vie. Apothicaire is a rare cuvée of pure Baco – the grape that provides the structure and fruit finesse. After a single continuous distillation, the spirit was matured in barrels for a remarkable 37 years, forgotten probably and only sold by the small farmer producer, when he had a big bill to pay. A new tractor or a wedding, perhaps. That’s how it works in this forgotten corner of France. Aged finally for a few months in former La Clarière barrels, it's complex, mellow and long. Beautifully presented in 50cl bottles, Apothicaire is a spirit to savour quietly at the end of the day.

"Sensational Armagnac! A powerful and wonderful expression. Smooth, fruity and floral" Online Review
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