1974 L'Encantada 42 Year Old "Le Sablé" Bas-Armagnac (750ml) SKU #1289488

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Tasting Notes

The small bottler Encantada was started by four Armagnac super fans as an endeavor to uncover the most authentic and exceptional estates throughout Gascogne. Armagnac's secret is that it's sustained by hundreds of small producers through the countryside who don't bother bottling their own stuff. When they need money, they simply sell on the bulk market getting a simple age based conversion from the big negociant houses. Sometimes those same producers, who have been at it for decades, retire or pass on without anyone to succeed them in this agricultural ritual. Rather than let those exquisite eau-de-vie end up in some industrial size blend, Encantada identifies those great estates that might not be able to sustain commercial production without their expertise. They typically bottle single casks and never cut or filter the eau-de-vie before bottling. This is 100% pure gascogne gold. The Sablé estate is typical of small producers throughout Bas-Armagnac. It only produced eau-de-vie in 3 or 4 vintages throughout the 1970s before removing the vines in favor of other cash crops. The estate was planted to exclusively Baco and these four small vintages aged at the estate for decades before being uncovered by Encantada. The estates style retains incredible freshness despite the age of the Armagnac. Extreme complexity, balance and subtle depth are the hallmark of Sablé and this cask #9 displays both in droves. An incredible rarity and magical treat for any lover of spirits.

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