Marie Duffau Napoleon Bas Armagnac (750ml)
The opening nosings find smells of roasted chestnut and baked pear; later sniffings pick up succulent notes of pineapple, caramel, black raisins, prunes and old oak. The palate entry is creamy textured and semisweet; at the midpalate the flavor becomes integrated and very nutty/woody. Concludes oily, semisweet and oaky. Best Buy.
Only estate fruit, raised organically, is used in the production of these fine Armagnacs. Aged a minimum of six years. Flavors of cocoa, cake batter and vanilla. Soft tannins on the finish and a touch of rancio.