Samalens Bas Armagnac VSOP, wooden box, 0.7 L
In Armagnac amber-golden, sparkling color.
In Armagnac complex taste in which strength and muscularity prevail over the delicacy and softness. In addition to the strongest hint of pepper and chocolate, felt grapes, coffee, prunes, cream liqueur, honey and smoke. The finish is average, mostly spicy chocolate.
The aroma of Armagnac is present intense bouquet with notes of plum, cherry, honey and vanilla notes.
Bas Armagnac is perfect as a digestif. They enjoy good in combination with coffee and not too strong cigars.
Samalens House was founded in 1882 by Jean Samalensom, at the moment it is one of the oldest houses of Armagnac, and he still belongs to the family Samalens. The grandson of the company founder Pierre Samalens continues the family business as a Master Blender and the president of the company. The house is located in the town of Samalens Laujuzan (Lozhyuzan), surrounded by vineyards and oak trees, in the heart of the Bas Armagnac, which is born one of the best in the world of Armagnac. Excellent taste of Armagnac Samalens, its high quality and exquisite unique design decanters allowed to become a world-renowned brand and gain recognition among fans of the drink. Armagnac house differ clean and rich aroma, fullness and roundness, and a wide range of manufactured house that Armagnac is very large, many of them are old vintages.
For the production of Armagnac Samalens grapes harvested from vines growing on a small section of the best appellasona Bas Armagnac, called the "Grand Bas Armagnac", where the soils are mainly sandy and clay-limestone. The distillation process takes place in a special copper armanyakskom alambike continuous. After distillation, the eau-de-vie (alcohol) placed in new barrels of black Gascon oak in which it resides about five years, after which the distillate is kept in old barrels. Aging is carried out on a rare "storey" method: the original barrels of alcohol were placed in the attic, where the difference between summer and winter temperatures is most pronounced, and then, as it ages, moved in below the room where the temperature fluctuations are not as sharp. Assemblage alcohols and blending them fortified waters are produced at least two years before bottling. During exposure fortress is reduced to 45-40%.
Armagnac Armagnac VSOP Samalens Ba is very typical, male warehouse Armagnac, who, despite his youth, can be offered as a digestif, in combination with the coffee and not too strong cigars.