Darroze Les Grands Assemblages 12 Year
Darroze // Bas-Armagnac, France
Darroze a is family owned négociant in the Bas-Armagnac region, known for their celebrated stock of armagnac. Négociants are French houses that buy and age distillates and wines from smaller producers and take them to market under their own labels. They often blend from multiple vineyards, as is the case with the Les Grands Assemblages (simply, "the great blends") series from Darroze. The 12 year bottling is next step above the 8 year offering, sourced from a number of vintners in the area. As with whiskey, the age on the bottle is that of the youngest spirit in the blend. Bottled at 43% ABV.
ArmagnacBrandy distilled in a delimited region within France from specified grapes . Typically, only single-distilled, but not required. Aged in oak. Minimum aging: if VS-1 year (2 years, if exported), VSOP-5 years, XO-10 years (as of April 2018. Previously 6 years), Hors d’Age-10 years.
Cask TypeFrench Oak