Ararat Armenian Brandy
The ArArAt brandies from the Yerevan Brandy Company are legendary, embodying Armenia, its cultural and historical heritage. This product has been an inalienable attribute of life for many generations. And today it’s on the most famous and successful brand in Armenia as well as worldwide. ArArAt has been preserving the traditions of brandy production since 1887. Only local varieties of grape with special properties are used in the production an authentic Armenian brandy, based on the unique microclimate of the Ararat Valley. The method of double distillation preserves the flavor and aroma of grapes, and transfers them into the brandy spirits. The ageing of the brandies is done exclusively in oak barrels, and in 2002 the factory rebuilt its own cooperage industry in accordance with classic technology and using only Armenian varieties of oak. During the ageing process the spirit is enriched with natural flavors of dried fruits, spices, chocolate and vanilla. Each of the 7 brandies included in the ArArAt line: 3 stars, 5 stars, Ani, Otborny, Akhtamar, Vaspurakan, and Nairi, has its own unique taste.