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The Vintage Range

At Spirits of France, we are fortunate enough to have access to hundreds of products which no other Australian retailer can source. Introducing The Vintage Collection. The Vintage Collection is a list of unique, rare products from some of France’s finest Armagnac and Cognac producers. Dating back to 1875, we are able to now supply you with Vintage products which will only be bottled upon request. Vintages from: Gelas, Francis Darroze, Castarede, Delord and Jean Grosperrin. Whether you’re trying to…

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About Tequila and Mezcal

Tequila – Tequila is an authentic spirit, made from plants called agaves, in the region of Jalisco, Mexico. Tequila is the result of cooked agaves, juiced, fermented and distilled. Some Tequilas are rested (reposado) or aged (anejo) in oak casks. It’s important to drink 100% blue agave Tequila, as they are many drinks called Tequila that are simply flavoured alcohol, not our cup of tea (100% de agave is often mentioned on bottles). In the…

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About Rum

Rum is a spirit that’s distilled either from fermented molasses (a viscous by-product of the sugar industry where most of the aromatics have been lost through the evaporation of sugar making i.e. Traditional or Industrial Rum or freshly pressed 100% sugar cane juice fermented and distilled i.e. Rum Agricole. Because of its base material, molasses-based rums generally have a sweet note and flavours of molasses, and caramel (their complexity is ramped up by aging them…

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About Aperitifs

Aperitifs – Introduced in 1846, aperitif is an alcoholic beverage usually served before a meal to stimulate the appetite and also facilitate the digestion. There is no single alcoholic drink that is always served as an aperitif. You can find traditional aperitif from different regions of France. SHOP HERE Vermouth – Vermouth is an aromatized, fortified wine flavoured with various botanicals (roots, barks, flowers, seeds, herbs, and spices). The modern versions of the beverage were…

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About Marcs, Fines and Fruit Spirits (Eau de Vie)

Eau de Vie is a generic term to described pure fruit distillates: pear william, abricot, cherry or raspberry are all popular fruit spirits. Much rarer Great mullein, Meadowsweet or Sweet-scented Bedstraw are also made available here in Australia. “Fine” (Brandy) describes a wine distillate which is not from Cognac, nor Armagnac, but from Champagne, Burgundy, Languedoc, Cotes du Rhone etc. Marc is the French equivalent of the Italian Grappa, a distillation of the leftovers from…

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About Calvados

Calvados (Cahl vah dos) is the authentic apple (and pear) brandy, made in Normandy, north west of France. The Varieties are cider (and pear) apples high in sugar and bitter more suitable than fruit apple which lacks complexity and length. Calvados is the result of apple juice fermented (cider), distilled and matured in oak casks. Calvados is a fascinating, intense and fruity after dinner drinks. It also used in cocktails using its pronounced aromas and…

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About Cognac

Cognac (pronounce CONIAK) is the most famous brandy in the world. Cognac is made in the Charente region, on the east cost of France, just north of Bordeaux. it’s made from Ugni Blanc grapes (a few other white varieties are also used), double distilled in copper pot stills and matured for several years. 6 regions produce very different cognacs, the first 3 being the best: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bons Bois, Bois Ordinaires; Needless…

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About Armagnac

Armagnac is located in the Gascony region. In 1909, Armagnac was categorised into three different regions, being Bas-Armagnac, Armagnac Tenarèze, Haut-Armagnac. Originally in Bas Armagnac a sub region was called Grand Bas Armagnac where a different soil of ochre sands induced a superior Armagnac. This appellation was not registered legally by the French government and not controlled; it was abandoned when too many neighbouring Armagnacs were trying to pass as “Grand Bas”. The Appellation Contrôlée approves ten grape varieties, however…

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