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Press article - 30 November 2017

For the spirits enthusiast, gift guide

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2. Refined rusticity


Unlike most small-scale Armagnac producers, who rely on single runs in column stills, Janneau takes more of a Cognac approach, with pot stills and a double distillation. What we have here, then, is a sort of a hybrid, both rustic and refined, for lack of better terms. Velvety, with a sweet caramel-toffee richness oozing with a flambéed-peach and vanilla centre. Oh, and a sprinkling of roasted nuts. Dessert is served. [...]