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Laubade Bas Armagnac 40 Year Old

Laubade Bas Armagnac 40 Year Old
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Laubade Bas Armagnac 40 Year OldLaubade Bas Armagnac 40 Year Old
Winning bid: £95.00
Lot number: 442256

Château de Laubade was founded in 1870 in the heart of Gascony, the original home of distillation in France, and has been owned by the Lesgourgues family since 1974. The vineyards, occupying 105 hectares, are situated in the top growth Bas Armagnac region; Ugni Blanc, Baco, Colombard and Folle Blanche are cultivated using organic methods, then vinified and distilled at the château.

The wood used is Gascony oak, selected from local forests and dried in the open air for three years before being assembled into barrels; the cooperage makes more than 150 a year.

Age: 40 years old

40% ABV / 70cl

Featured in: The 44th Auction (November 28 – December 7, 2014)