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Armagnac drinking

If you enjoy earthy, rich foods like duck, pork, and stinky cheese, save this for the next time you’re booze-shopping. The French make a rustic version of cognac called Armagnac that’s still fairly cheap because it hasn’t hit the big-time—say, … Continue reading

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How Good is Cognac?

He who aspires to be a hero,” Samuel Johnson opined, “must drink brandy.” Boswell does not record which brandy Dr. Johnson drank, but by the 18th century, “coniac” was already esteemed as the world’s best. In an age when most … Continue reading

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Tariquet Armagnac – 15 years – Folle Blanche

Possibly one of the best Armagnacs available, the Tariquet 15 years, made with 100% Folle Blanche Grapes!

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Difference between Cognac, Armagnac and Brandy

Cognac & armagnac are different regions of France. Briefly, the Armagnac region started distilling brandy earlier than Cognac but failed to achieve the fame and success of Cognac. All cognac and armagnac are brandies but not all brandies are cognac … Continue reading

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