Domaine de Hourtica
Producer : Tarbe
Appellation : Bas Armagnac
Soil type : Argilo-siliceux
Surface : 20 hectares
Grape varieties : baco, ugni blanc
Age of the vines : from 10 to 40 years old
Type of distillation : Continuous at 52% Alc.
Distiller : Roumat
Pieces : Made using
oak from local forests
The Tarbes are a well known family from Labastide d’Armagnac. Mrs Gaube (née Tarbe) is married to the village mayor. They have been heavily involved in armagnac production for several generations, distilling their wines every year; their armagnacs bear the gustatory stamp of the estate.