It takes generations of dedication and attention to detail, before the fine art of Spirit making can achieve the unequivocal marque of unsurpassable excellence. The Angove brandyworks at Renmark on Murray in South Australia's Riverland, have been refining their technique since 1925. St Agnes Very Old XO made history in 1964 at the Concours International de Degustation Foire International de la Vigne and Vin in Montpellier, when it claimed the Championship Cup for World's Best Brandy.
Golden amber colour. Citrus and stonefruits open to layers of candied fruits, marmalades and quince, supported by sweet oak. The palate opens to candied stonefruits, its alcohol warmth is matched by intensity of fruit, cedary sweet oak and aged rancio notes persist. A balance, harmony and refinement which are exquisitely rare.