Castarede Bas Armagnac XO 20 years 40% 700ml$174.00
An XO must be at least 6 years, our Armagnac XO is aged a minimum 20 years in oak. Tasting Notes: Robe: clear coppery. Character, intense, vibrant. Candied chestnut and dried currants mingled with luscious oaky notes of cigar box and sandalwood. The palate is perfectly balanced. A superb Armagnac to savour by a log fire. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede 1978 Bas Armagnac 40% 700ml$289.00
Castarede Bas-Armagnac 1978 Tasting Notes: Topazes and sienna robe with orange touches. It offers a nose with complex flavours, which marries animal notes like leather, floral flavours like eucalyptus and fruity flavours like dry fig and blond tobacco. After warming it up, we can smell fur and praline flavours. The mouth effect is frank, the middle of the mouth is powerful with dry fruits aromas, (dry prune, grape, orange bark, almond). The final touch gives white chocolate flavours. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede Armagnac Napoleon 15 years 40% 700ml$147.00
Castarede Armagnac Napoleon 15 years The appellation Napoléon is a blend of Armagnac of at least 5 years old. Our Napoléon is a blend of Armagnacs which are around 15 years old. Its robe is coppery. Its nose gives ripe prune aromas and dry fruits. Its mouth is very smooth with some rancio notes. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede 1971 Bas Armagnac 40% 700ml$395.00
Castarede 1971 Bas Armagnac 700ml 40% Aged in oak barrels. This vintage, bottled in 2020, has aged in oak barrels for 49 years. Nose: nose deep, rich fruit, candied, groundnuts, intense orange peel, almond. Palate: rich palate, powerful, slightly warm, full of character and very good length.
Castarede 1980 Armagnac 40% 500ml$194.00
Bottled in 2019. Topaz. Fine and feminine on the nose; cedary oak then enticing scents of pecans, honey, plums / prunes, raisin slice and light pepper... sweeter notes of vanilla, sticky date and old muscat develop after five minutes in the glass. Silky and elegant with an attractive thread of dried fruits and baking spices carried by super fine tannins. Light rancio. Good length. Feminine and quite finessed. 40% Alc./Vol. Tasting note : Tea-soaked raisins and candied peel, with a spice that highlights the complexity of the palate. More dried fruit and jasmine blossom on the nose give a spring-like warmth.
Castarde VS (Dominant Folle Blanche) 2-3 years 42.5% 500ml$81.00
Castarède VS (Dominant Folle Blanche) 2-3yrs 42.5% 500ml A well balanced blend in which the youngest spirit has been aged for a minimum 3 years in their oak casks. Fruity nose. Mellow on the mouth. Ideal for cocktail or on rocks. The grape varieties are Colombard, Ugni Blanc and Folle Blanche For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede 1970 Bas Armagnac 40% 700ml$470.00
Lively crystallised Lemon orange peel nose plus nougat, vanilla and oak char. Smells a bit rustic but has good depth. Good weight on the palate, quite silky to attack, with firm, fiery spirit, and chewiness from the wood tannin. Big earthy flavours to close- almost mushroomy. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede 1987 Bas Armagnac 40% 700ml$219.00
Aged in oak barrels. This vintage bottled in 2016 has been aging for 29 years in oak barrels. This 1987 vintage is a powerful expression, fresh and fruit-driven on the nose. Hints of liquorice as well. It’s not as earthy as some other Armagnacs, but still definitely in the style and very enjoyable. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede Armagnac XO 20 years Carafe 40% 500ml$200.00
The same 20 year Armagnac, however, in a beautiful Carafe. Tasting Notes: An XO must be at least 6 years, our Armagnac XO is aged minimum 20 years in oak. Robe: clear coppery. Character, intense, vibrant. Candied chestnut and dried currants mingled with luscious oaky notes of cigar box and sandalwood. The palate is perfectly balanced. A superb Armagnac to savour by a logfire. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede 1965 Bas Armagnac 40% 700ml$558.00
Crystalised fruits, almonds and pecan nuts all combine to provide a style that Castarede has characterised in most of its vintages. Distillation of these armagnacs is at around 60 degrees which accounts for the drier fruit flavours and use of the Baco and Folle Blanche grapes. For more Armagnac, click HERE
Castarede 1960 Armagnac 40% 500ml$804.00
Bottled in 2019, the 1960 Castarede is one of the most elegant Armagnacs we’ve tasted to date. Heading into dessert territory, it opens with sustained, high pitch aromas of sticky date and pecan pie unfolding with hints of salted-caramel chocolate and Grand Muscat. Showing no loss of vitality after six decades in oak, it's seductive and silky with a superb rush of fruit cake, baking spices, rancio and café crèmes framed by super fine tannins and a creamy finish that's briefly succulent and fabulously long. Reference point here is the Dartigalongue house style. It should equally please lovers of Hors d'age Cognac. 40% Alc./Vol.