Category: Armagnac

Martell Cognac and Chateau de Laubade Armagnac

What’s the Difference: Cognac and Armagnac

 mywinepal  February 19, 2023

Many of us have probably had a snifter of Hennessy, Martell, or Remy Martin cognacs, but what about having a snifter of Armagnac de Montal or Chateau de Laubade?  There are similarities and differences between these two distilled spirits.  Let me tell you about them. About Cognac and Armagnac Cognac and Armagnac are both French brandies, but they come from…

Mobile Armagnac Still at Domaine du Tariquet (image courtesy

What Do You Know About Armagnac?

 mywinepal  October 15, 2021  2 Comments on What Do You Know About Armagnac?

Most of you probably had a sip of Cognac but what about Armagnac? Armagnac is one of France’s oldest spirits and has been in production for over 150 years before Cognac.  From wikipedia, Armagnac is a type of brandy produced in the Armagnac region in Gascony, southwest France. Armagnac is distilled from wine usually made from a blend of grapes…