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The oldest spirit of France

The oldest spirit of France Armagnac is one of three “Appellation contrôlée” French brandies. The other two are Cognac and Calvados. Armagnac is the oldest one, and the most ancient spirit in France and probably in the world. Indeed, traces of distilleries going back to the XIV century were found in the region. Armagnac officially celebrated 700 years of history in 2010 with many celebrations around the world.