Floc de Gascogne is prepared according to an ancient local tradition and is a continuation of a recipe dating back to the 17th century that the wine-growers of the time produced for the nobility.
Floc de Gascogne can be used in many recipes and cocktails, the Blanc makes a fantastic Floc/lemon reduction which compliments white fish and/or scallops and the Rosé makes a stunning wild berry jus to compliment venison, lamb, beef and game.
The versatility of Floc de Gascogne knows no bounds!
This white or red liqueur wine (16/17 % Vol) is made by muting unfermented wine (grape juice) and selected armagnacs with a minimum alcohol strength of 52 % Vol., all from the best « Bas-Armagnac vineyards.
The grape juice : the fine quality of the fleur d’armagnac is obtained from unfermented wine containing a minimum of 170 g. of sugar per litre, the sugar being added either prior to fermentation or at the very beginning of the process in order to ensure improved alcohol-sugar balance.
This liqueur wine blend was then aged for a few months in oak casks before bottling.
Blend of 60% Colombard + 30% Ugni-Blanc and 10% Gros-Manseng to ensure fruity, full-flavoured Flocs.