Single de Samalens Samalens VSOP armagnac

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Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

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Produced by: Maison Samalens
UK distribution by: Instil Drinks Co. Ltd
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

Made from the wine of Ugni Blanc grapes, 70% distilled using single column distillation and 30% double distillation. The grapes used by Maison Samalens come exclusively from Bas Armagnac (mostly from the grand Bas Armagnac), on the border between the Gers and Landes.
The eaux-de-vie used in the blend are aged a minimum 8 years in casks made of black Gascony oak.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 26/12/2015


Clear, deep golden amber.


New leather, sultana, figs, roasted almond, vanilla, brazil nuts, dried apricot, cedar wood and zesty tangerine orange.


Christmas cake, sultana, passion fruit, brazil nuts, spicy oak and lavender with red apple.


Sultana, raisin, nutmeg and mild clove spice with faint lavender and red apple skin


An easy, quaffable, value for money armagnac with good fruity character, lavender and red apple.

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