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What is the Angels’ share?

What is the Angels’ share?

Armagnac must be matured in oak barrels. Oak barrels are permeable and they absorb a significant amount of liquid over time.  As much as 5% of the volume of the new spirit we put into a cask will be quickly absorbed into the thirsty wood when it is initially filled – but it does not stop there.  

How to Taste Armagnac

How to Taste Armagnac

Armagnac is tasted like wine, in three steps and three parts of your body are used:  eyes, nose and mouth.

ROXANE

ROXANE

ROXANE is a clear unaged armagnac distilled from white wine grapes, a white spirit full of fruit and freshness. Never compromised by barrels, she is the true essence of armagnac. After distillation is vatted in inert containers allowing the spirit to retain its sharp, spunky edge. Clean with a bold, muscular character, it is the preferred for mixologists as it is a versatile base for cocktails

Armagnac and Whiskey. What’s the difference?

Armagnac and Whiskey. What’s the difference?

Many who enjoy Armagnac also love Whisky – or Whiskey – and Bourbon.  And yes, many people are aware that Armagnac is made from grapes, and Whisky from grain.  But the story certainly doesn’t end with the grape versus grain saga.

Gentlemen drink whisky, Musketeers Drink Armagnac.

Gentlemen drink whisky, Musketeers Drink Armagnac.

As consumers become more educated about their alcohol choice they lean towards higher quality drinks.  As an incredibly complex drink, with a lot of controversy surrounding its popularity, variations, and market share, armagnac is getting into the spirit of the musketeers.