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Cassaigne

July 13th 2010
Today we went to the market in Auch and had lunch at a sidewalk cafe and then to Cassaigne (close to Condom) where they make the Armangnac. It is the only place that Armangnac is made. It ages for quite a long while (20-40 years) and tastes kind of like brandy. Cassaigne was constructed in 1247 and was a castle like structure that was used by the Bishop. Brave Shirley drove home on the narrowe ... read more
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