Nose: more caramel this time, butterscotch, crème brulée, stewed peaches, crystallised quinces, cane syrup, then whiffs of rancio, mushrooms, toasted pumpernickel, chocolate liqueur… As great as expected, as always at Baraillon’s.
Mouth: fudge-y madness, bags of jams and marmalades, a drop of pastis, liquorice, dried apricots, marmalade… What a whirlwind, what a maelstrom of flavours!
Finish: long, luminous, fresh and fruity, and yet thick and candied. Love the liquorice in the aftertaste.
Comments: unquestionable. And yet another top malternative, totally for dedicated Armaniacs. About to register armagnacjoie.com here. Not.