No age statement
Category: French Brandy
Product of: France
Known as Raynal in some markets and Three Barrels in Britain, this is the leading brand of French non-appellation grape brandy with annual sales over 2.5 million bottles. The Three Barrels name derives from 19th century Canada where three barrels were the most that huskies could pull on a sledge. Read more
Sampled on 30/05/2016
Clear, mid-golden amber.
Toasted almond/amaretto, raisins, vanilla and caramel with faint green grape.
Candied fruit, raisins, almond, caramel, walnut and cream-of-soda vanilla with mild black pepper spice and crystallised ginger.
Almond, walnut and vanilla with mild black pepper and faint lingering crystallised ginger.
At around half the price of a three star cognac, this silky easy-drinking French brandy may lack the depth and complexity of more serious brandies but represents great value for money – even at a mere 38% alc./vol.. Candied fruit, green grapes, raisins, almond, caramel and faint crystallised ginger.
Barcode UPC: 5 010327 407173
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper