Armagnac: The Definitive Guide to France's Premier Brandy

Armagnac: The Definitive Guide to France's Premier

Armagnac is France’s premier brandy, not only because it was the first but also because it is the preference of true connoisseurs. And while armagnac is often compared to its closest relative Cognac, the two brandies are distinctly different. In this detailed study, Charles Neal takes us to Gascony, in the hidden backwoods of Southwestern France. All the factors that go into making a great Armagnac are explained, as are the differences between it and Cognac. Insights into blending and the use of permitted additives are fully discussed. Also included are profiles of the region’s most influential négociants, objective tasting notes on their products, even information on how to match Armagnac with your favorite cigar. More important, however, is the focus on the region’s real heart and soul, the producers of traditional Armagnac. Within their unrectified Armagnacs from a single year, subtle notes of prune, apricot, vanilla, spice and nuts converge to become heavenly. A deep, penetrating, natural sweetness of fruit remains on the palate for minutes, and when smelling the empty snifter the next day, one can be reminded of the memorable scent of un vrai Armagnac. Included here are: biographies and reviews of over 140 producers and négociants; precise differences between Armagna...

  • ASIN: 193587991X

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: VelvetPlace
  • ASIN: B07D956W9M
  • UPC: 746237912227

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE FLORAL DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE FLORAL DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: VelvetPlace
  • ASIN: B07DFPY371
  • UPC: 746237912357

Czech Bohemian Crystal Glass Snifter Glasses 8oz./250 ml. Set of 6 Hand Cut Crystal Glass Cognac Brandy Armagnac Calvados Whiskey Stem Goblets Vintage Lace Design Classic Crystal Glass

Czech Bohemian Crystal Glass Snifter Glasses 8oz./250 ml.

Czech Bohemian Crystal Glass Snifter Glasses 8oz./250 ml. Set of 6 Hand Cut Crystal Glass Cognac Brandy Armagnac Calvados Whiskey Stem Goblets Vintage Lace Design Classic Czech Crystal Glass.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Czech
  • ASIN: B07175RXWF
  • UPC: 746237910100

Cognac Crystal glass set of 6, Snifter Brandy 13oz 400 ml, Platinum Modern Greek Design, Glass Gift, BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

Cognac Crystal glass set of 6, Snifter Brandy

Cognac Crystal glass set of 6, Snifter Brandy 13oz 400 ml, Platinum Modern Greek Design, Glass Gift, BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: CrystalStudio
  • ASIN: B07PYSX2YV

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. GOLD PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE FLORAL DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. GOLD PLATED SET

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. GOLD PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE FLORAL DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: VelvetPlace
  • ASIN: B07DFS63FM
  • UPC: 746237912395

Waterford Lismore Brandy Balloon Boxed Pair, 12-Ounce

Waterford Lismore Brandy Balloon Boxed Pair,

The Waterford Lismore pattern is a stunning combination of brilliance and clarity. The Lismore Brandy Balloon is an generously proportioned globe of intricately detailed fine crystal, seamlessly blending the generous curve of a traditional brandy glass with the dramatic diamond and wedge cuts of Lismore's signature pattern. Ideal for brandy, armagnac, calvados or eau de vie, this weighty glass is sized perfectly to nestle in the palm of one hand and infuse the contents with warmth and aroma. Combine quarter cup ammonia with a mild lemon detergent. Rinse in clean water and air dry on a rack. Clean vases and decanters by filling them half-full with moderately hot water, a small amount of mild detergent, two tablespoons of white vinegar or ammonia and 1/2 cup uncooked rice. Swirl the rice around for a few minutes to remove residue.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Waterford Crystal
  • ASIN: B0014DND88
  • UPC: 793842399097

Waterford Lismore Red Brandy, Pair

Waterford Lismore Red Brandy,

Classic Lismore goes to Red Alert with new barware in jewel tones of Ruby Red. An innovative, applied color technique perfected by Waterford for the Mixology series allows everyone to enjoy a splash of crystal color with their Lismore at wonderful gifting prices. The Lismore Brandy is an generously proportioned globe of intricately detailed fine crystal, seamlessly blending the generous curve of a traditional brandy glass with the dramatic diamond and wedge cuts of Lismore's signature pattern. Ideal for brandy, armagnac, calvados or eau de vie, this weighty glass is sized perfectly to nestle in the palm of one hand and infuse the contents with warmth and aroma.

  • Color: Red
  • Brand: Waterford
  • ASIN: B00YD53RA8
  • UPC: 701587251860

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 8oz./250ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 8oz./250ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 8oz./250ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: VelvetPlace
  • ASIN: B07DFR26K2
  • UPC: 746237912388

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. GOLD PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. GOLD PLATED SET

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. GOLD PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: VelvetPlace
  • ASIN: B07DD3C5N1
  • UPC: 746237912272

Luigi Bormioli 10195/02 Michelangelo Masterpiece 13-1/4-ounce Napoleon Brandy, Set of 4

Luigi Bormioli 10195/02 Michelangelo Masterpiece 13-1/4-ounce Napoleon Brandy,

Set of four brandy glasses that were designed for everyday use, but are also perfect for entertaining. Michelangelo Masterpiece glassware is machine blown in Parma Italy and made in Luigi Bormioli’s proprietary Sparkx material. A glass produced in Sparkx is ultra clear, durable, and possesses a high resistance to breakage. The beautifully drawn stems are reinforced with titanium.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Luigi Bormioli
  • ASIN: B000Q4QHSE
  • UPC: 885297127551

Waterford Lismore Brandy Balloon, 12-Ounce

Waterford Lismore Brandy Balloon,

The Waterford Lismore pattern is a stunning combination of brilliance and clarity. The Lismore Brandy Balloon is an generously proportioned globe of intricately detailed fine crystal, seamlessly blending the generous curve of a traditional brandy glass with the dramatic diamond and wedge cuts of Lismore's signature pattern. Ideal for brandy, armagnac, calvados or eau de vie, this weighty glass is sized perfectly to nestle in the palm of one hand and infuse the contents with warmth and aroma. Combine quarter cup ammonia with a mild lemon detergent. Rinse in clean water and air dry on a rack. Clean vases and decanters by filling them half-full with moderately hot water, a small amount of mild detergent, two tablespoons of white vinegar or ammonia and 1/2 cup uncooked rice. Swirl the rice around for a few minutes to remove residue. Manufactured in Slovenia.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Waterford Crystal
  • ASIN: B0000B2RHF
  • UPC: 793842249996

Bohemia Crystal TM5290, 7 OZ Crystal Hand-Made Brandy Glasses, Scotch Whiskey Cut Crystal Snifters on a Stem, Wedding Drinkware, Set of 6

Bohemia Crystal TM5290, 7 OZ Crystal Hand-Made Brandy

Victoria Bella TM5290, 7 Oz. Crystal Hand-Made Brandy Glasses, Scotch Whiskey Cut Crystal Snifters on a Stem, Wedding Gift Drinkware, Set of 6 offers an exquisitely chic way to serve your favorite whiskey or scotch. Curved to perfection and made of high-quality lead free crystal for timeless brilliance and shine, this elegant set will easily complement even the most upscale table setting or interior. The perfect shape of these elegant snifters helps to release and concentrate the aroma of the alcohol at the top of the glass as your hands warm the beverage inside. Excellent choice for serving brandy, cognac, whiskey, bourbon, armagnac, calvados or eau de vie. Makes a thoughtful gift for weddings, birthdays, housewarming, graduations, anniversaries. Sophisticated and elegant, this set is a true testament to life's most meaningful celebrations.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Bohemia Crystal
  • ASIN: B075Z235MT
  • UPC: 820223912870

Crystal Goose, 13.5 Oz. Brandy Glasses with Gold Rim, Scotch Whiskey Bourbon Snifters on a Stem, Wedding Drinkware, Gift Box Set of 6

Crystal Goose, 13.5 Oz. Brandy Glasses with Gold

Crystal Goose, 13.5 Oz. Brandy Glasses with Gold Rim, Scotch Whiskey Bourbon Snifters on a Stem, Wedding Drinkware, Gift Box Set of 6 offers an exquisitely chic way to serve your favorite whiskey or scotch. Curved to perfection and made of high-quality glass for timeless brilliance and shine, this elegant set will easily complement even the most upscale table setting or interior. The perfect shape of these elegant snifters helps to release and concentrate the aroma of the alcohol at the top of the glass as your hands warm the beverage inside. Excellent choice for serving brandy, cognac, whiskey, bourbon, armagnac, calvados or eau de vie. From annual birthdays and holidays to once in a lifetime weddings and christenings, this set will be a great gift idea for any special occasion. Sophisticated and elegant, this set is a true testament to life's most meaningful celebrations.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Crystal Goose
  • ASIN: B06XFXVKNX
  • UPC: 608436912296

Whole Duck Foie Gras in Aspic with Armagnac Brandy Micuit By Rougie

Whole Duck Foie Gras in Aspic with Armagnac

Enjoy the smooth texture and flavor of a whole roasted duck liver that has been soaked in Armagnac brandy from France. Set in Aspic.

  • Brand: GourmetFoodStore
  • ASIN: B00QL6CK64
  • UPC: 079343000305

CKB Ltd Set Of 2 Brandy & Cognac Snifter Warmer Glasses Stand Gift Set With Tealight Candle & Crome Holder - Drinking Double Pack Set

CKB Ltd Set Of 2 Brandy & Cognac

There's nothing quite like the fragrant aroma and taste of warmed Brandy or Cognac. This bar set is ideal for brandy drinkers who like their brandy warmed.

  • Brand: CKB Ltd
  • ASIN: B0153EOJG8

CKB LTD Brandy & Cognac Snifter Warmer Glass Stand Gift Set with Tealight Candle & Crome Holder - Drinking Set

CKB LTD Brandy & Cognac Snifter Warmer Glass

There's nothing quite like the fragrant aroma and taste of warmed Brandy or Cognac. This bar set is ideal for brandy drinkers who like their brandy warmed.

  • Brand: CKB LTD
  • ASIN: B0153EOHSS

Neman TM5290G, 7 Oz. Hand-Made Crystal Brandy Glasses, 24K Gold-Plated Vintage Scotch Whiskey Cut Crystal Snifters on a Stem, Wedding Drinkware, Set of 6

Neman TM5290G, 7 Oz. Hand-Made Crystal Brandy Glasses,

Neman TM5290G, 7 Oz. Hand-Made Crystal Brandy Glasses, 24K Gold-Plated Vintage Scotch Whiskey Cut Crystal Snifters on a Stem, Wedding Drinkware, Set of 6 offers an exquisitely chic way to serve your favorite whiskey or scotch. Curved to perfection and hand-made of high-quality lead-free crystal for timeless brilliance and shine, this elegant set will easily complement even the most upscale table setting or interior. The perfect shape of these elegant snifters helps to release and concentrate the aroma of the alcohol at the top of the glass as your hands warm the beverage inside. Excellent choice for serving brandy, cognac, whiskey, bourbon, armagnac, calvados or eau de vie. Makes a thoughtful present for weddings, birthdays, housewarming, graduations, anniversaries. Sophisticated and elegant, this set is a true testament to life's most meaningful celebrations.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Neman
  • ASIN: B06XCKMY7H
  • UPC: 608436911886

Handcut Crystal 7 ounce Brandy Glasses - Regency - Set of 6

Handcut Crystal 7 ounce Brandy Glasses - Regency

The shape of this crystal brandy glass is designed specifically to allow for the fullest expression of the complex aromas and delicate bouquet of a fine brandy. These glasses are made in Poland of the finest 24% lead crystal. Each piece is individually mouthblown and has beautifully handcut vertical lines.Ideal for cognac, Armagnac and any other fine brandy. 7 oz.- 5 inches h.

  • Brand: MyCuisina
  • ASIN: B001G5VQKQ
  • UPC: 771822002366

I Drink Brandy And I Know Things Long Sleeve T-Shirt

I Drink Brandy And I Know Things Long

I Drink Brandy And I Know Things Long Sleeve T-Shirt. Those that drink from a brandy snifter take the time to think and reflect. Whether it's Armagnac, Cognac or Stravecchio, brnady drinkers are clever and tend to know things.

  • Color: Grey
  • Brand: Brandy Lovers Brandy Shirts
  • ASIN: B07PXHZKYJ

Waterford Crystal Huntley Brandy, Cognac Glass, Single

Waterford Crystal Huntley Brandy, Cognac Glass,

These Huntley brandy glasses are generously proportioned and intricately detailed, seamlessly blending the generous curve of a traditional brandy glass. Ideal for brandy, Armagnac, calvados or eau de vie, this weighty glass is sized perfectly to nestle in the palm of one hand and infuse the contents with warmth and aroma.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: Waterford
  • ASIN: B07H3HLQDS
  • UPC: 701587405744

Glass set of 6, Cognac Glass, Platinum plated, Floral Design, Wedding Gift, Home decor, 13oz / 400ml BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE FLORAL DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

Glass set of 6, Cognac Glass, Platinum plated,

Glass set of 6, Cognac Glass, Platinum plated, Floral Design, Wedding Gift, Home decor, 13oz / 400ml BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE FLORAL DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: CrystalStudio
  • ASIN: B07PWKBKZ8

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS.

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: VelvetPlace
  • ASIN: B07DD384H5
  • UPC: 746237912241

COGNAC SET OF 6, SNIFTER BRANDY 13oz 400 ml, PLATINUM MODERN GREEK DESIGN, GLASS GIFT,COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

COGNAC SET OF 6, SNIFTER BRANDY 13oz 400

CRYSTAL GLASS SNIFTER GLASSES 13oz./400ml. PLATINUM PLATED SET OF 6 COGNAC BRANDY ARMAGNAC CALVADOS WHISKEY GLASSES ENGRAVED VINTAGE GREEK DESIGN CLASSIC STEM GOBLETS

  • Color: Clear
  • Brand: GLASS
  • ASIN: B07RG5QGPM
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