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DARROZE Bas-Armagnac "Domaine de Busquet" 1990 - 70cl

Wine Region: South-West - France

Grape: Colombard, Folle Blanche, Ugni Blanc

Tasting notes: Its intensely golden colour reveals a particularly expressive aromatic bouquet. There are notes of vanilla, nuts, and dried fruits like currants and prunes, as well as cacao and leather. Persistent and powerful, it will pair nicely with characterful dishes like refined charcuterie or foie gras.

About the winery:
As the son of acclaimed chef Jean Darroze, Francis had a natural inclination to the culinary arts and a taste for tradition and authenticity. He channelled this into a passioned search for quality individual estate Armagnacs, starting as a trader and producer of vintage Bas-Armagnacs in 1974. With an utmost respect for the spirit, alcohol levels are reduced through years of evaporation through ageing — never through dilution with water. Blending and colouring agents are also prohibited. And to prolong the ageing process, the Armagnac is only bottled when ordered. The business is now in the hands of Francis’ son Marc, a trained oenologist.