Definition of Armagnac in English:


Syllabification: Ar·mag·nac
Pronunciation: /ˌärmənˈyak, -ˈyäk


  • A type of brandy, traditionally made in Aquitaine in southwestern France.
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    • It can be made like a water-ice (just omit the egg white) or a sorbet (with the egg white) and some people like to flavour it with a couple of tablespoons of brandy, whisky or Armagnac.
    • One is spoilt for choice with cognacs such as Armagnac and Calvados, as well as various eaux de vie to digest a hearty meal.
    • Spirits such as whisky, bourbon, Cognac, Armagnac and rye derive virtually all their colour from the time they spend in oak barrels - they would be clear as water otherwise.

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