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The Definitive Guide to France's Premier Brandy


319 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $39.95 (CA $53.95) (US $39.95)

Publication Date: October 1998

ISBN 9781935879916

Rights: US, CA, AU & NZ

Board and Bench Publishing (Oct 1998)
Wine Appreciation Guild

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This detailed study takes readers to Gascony and shows the hidden factors that go into the production of a great Armagnac. Insights into the blending and permitted additives are provided as are profiles of the most influential negociants, objective tasting notes, and even information on matching Armagnacs with cigars. Biographies and reviews of 140 producers and negociants, the precise differences between Cognac and Armagnac, and tasting notes of more than 750 vintages are also included.

Author Biography

Charles Neal is a leading importer of French spirits and is the author of Calvados: The Spirit of Normandy and has contributed to The Art of Eating and The International Wine Cellar.