Baron de Sigognac
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In Armagnac, legend has it that, one day long ago, Baron do Sigognac took all the traditional clocks out of his cellars. Fascinated by the mystery surrounding the way Armagnac ages, he had some very strange timepieces fashioned….
On these clocks, the face had ten divisions instead of twelve. The seconds had become years, the big hand moved only once a decade and the hour hand marked the centuries.
Baron de Sigognac had found the core of the mystery that is Armagnac….
The legend adds that, with time, Baron de Sigognac came to trust only his palate for telling the age of an Armagnac. The clocks were left unwound.
Baron de Sigognac himself had become the memory of his Armagnacs.
Terrior: Tawny sands
Grape variety: 80% Ugni-Blanc & 20% Baco
Destillation : Typical Armagnac still and single distillation at 56% vol.
Aging: 15 years in oak casks
Tasting notes : Amber colour with dark amber highlights.
Fine and elegant nose marked by notes of vanilla and exotic wood.
Pleasingly round in the mouth. Roasted notes with a lovely finish of coffee and cocoa
Origin : Bas-Armagnac AOC
Description : The cellar master knowledge is fully-expressed with this blend, aged for more than 15 years in oak casks.
It’s a high quality Bas Armagnac, characterized by its smoothness, available in a very nice presentation.