Episode 110: September 23, 2007

For the first time, we’ll talk about something other than whiskies on WhiskyCast! There’s a new trend toward single-estate Cognacs and Armagnacs from France that compare very favorably with many single malts…and can often be a fraction of the price! Veteran spirits writer F. Paul Pacult led a tasting of rare Cognacs and Armagnacs this past week in New York, and he’ll help guide us on a journey through the French countryside. In the news, a $30,000 Balvenie hits the market, new whiskies from Compass Box, and Mallya does motorsports as well as whisky…

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Links:  www.armagnac.fr | The Balvenie | Compass Box | Park Avenue Liquor Shop | Milroy’s of Soho | La Maison du Whisky | The Spirit Journal | Cognac Le Reviseur

 

Mark Gillespie

I'm the host and executive producer of WhiskyCast.

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