The History of brand
Armagnac Goudoulin was founded in 1935 by Madame Jeanne Ménal Goudoulin, who was born in 1887 in Mouchan in the département of the Gers. Through marriage, Jeanne Goudoulin came into ownership of the Domaine de Bigor in Courrensan in 1908. Following the death of her husband, Joseph Goudoulin in 1925 due to injuries suffered during the First World War, she ran the Domaine de Bigor estate in Courrensan, Bas Armagnac, on her own.
In 1935, she began to sell Armagnac from the large stock both she and previous generations had built up. Christian Faure took over the management of the estate in 1964, having spent several years working alongside his grandmother, who passed on all her expertise and knowledge of the Armagnac business.
Christian Faure retired in 2009, after having successfully expanded the business and raised the brands profile. Michel Miclo, owner of the Alsace-based family-owned G. Miclo Distillery bought Armagnacs J. Goudoulin. His new teams aim is to develop the brands geographical reach and reputation, whilst safeguarding the traditional character and the universally acknowledged quality of our Armagnacs..Right out of the still, Armagnac is housed in oak barrels "parts." Aging in oak allows water of life is to refine and enrich the result of complex reactions between wood and alcohol. Throughout aging, the alcohol decreases by evaporation of the alcohol, it is the famous "angels' share". Over time, the woody substances are refined, with aromas of vanilla, prune develop the "rancid" character appears. Armagnac are marketed either assembly, ***, VSOP, XO ... Either vintages. A vintage can be sold from 10 years of age. How to read labels assembly Armagnac?