Domaine de Baraillon 20 Year Old K&L Exclusive Armagnac 750ml

SKU #1170913

We've been carrying the Baraillon Armagnacs for three years now and it's been a match made in heaven for K&L, the Claverie family, and our customersówe're their biggest account and their biggest fans. There's something special about walking into the tasting room at Baraillon, which is really just a little hut next to their home with plastic furniture and humble offerings (like fresh fois gros straight from the farm next door). Mr. Baraillon will come in from feeding the pigs wearing rubber boots, while his daughter Laurence stands by quietly, yet does most of the talking. It's as "real" of a rustic French experience as I think exists, in that there's absolutely no romantic marketing or salesmanship going on in the room. You're simply stopping by a small farm in the Bas-Armagnac that sells meat, preserves, and also happens to have a little reserve Armagnac in the chai outside--some amazingly-delicious Armagnac, no less. If you like big, bold, chewy, meaty, mouth-filling spirits, then this 20 year old Baraillon is for you. It's a big, teeth-gripping Armagnac that packs caramel and fruit into one monstrous mouthfeel.

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Price: $69.99

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By: Jeffrey Jones |  K&L Staff Member  |  Review Date: 9/2/2014  | Send Email
A classic beauty that has both elegance and rustic components. It is round and complex with an interesting earthiness that both intrigues and delights. Old style and honest Armagnac.

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Armagnac

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France

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Alcohol Content (%): 46