Tariquet Bas-Armagnac 1993
Tariquet // Bas-Armagnac, France
This Vintage Armagnac was distilled from fruit from the 1993 harvest on the Tariquet estate's vineyards. The grapes used were ugni blanc and Baco. It was aged 17 years (bottled in Feb 2010) in French oak barrels ranging in size from 218-400 Liters.
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
"There's a pleasing mix of dried fruit and spice found on the nose with just a hint of mustiness. On the palate, the Armagnac is soft and has just enough sweetness to make it balanced. The finish is warming and slightly slick with dark berries and a hint of anise; a fine sipping Armagnac."