For generations, two families, with a passion for wine and brandy have worked together to craft exceptional products.
Today, Colette and Guy, using their knowledge and traditions passed down through generations, are producing a selection of fine wines and Armagnacs. Laguille Estate offers a good selection of « Bas-Armagnacs » which is improving year after year with the distillation of a new vintage.
From production to vinification, from distillation to the ageing process of the Armagnac, and bottling and distribution ; every stage of the process is carried out on the Estate in order to guarantee our products’ authenticity and quality.
Working with attention for the environment whilst implementing improved working conditions, Laguille domain has invested in a high and modern performing production process.
Looking to the future, photovoltaic panels have been mounted onto our wooden buildings so now today, the estate produces more energy than it consumes.
The Eclectic Gin Society pays homage to our eclectic group of Independent Wine Merchants whilst also ensuring their passion for absolute quality is met. This gin is produced in partnership with Kinrara Distillery in the Scottish Highlands and is made using botanicals that have been foraged on the Kinrara Estate.
The Original Blend is a classic, juniper and citrus led blend whereas The Spice Blend is influenced by Casia and Grains of Paradise to give a spicy edge.
This is not Cognac as you know it, this is hand-made, small batch, artisanal and utterly delicious!
The grapes, 100% Ugni Blanc, all come from the 7ha estate in the Grand Champagne 1er Cru area and unlike all the big boys nothing is automated. They use 2 small, traditional copper pot stills of 18 and 25 hl to distil the wine on it's fine lees and the cut is done by hand to ensure the best selection.
They are not cheap Cognacs but the quality is outstanding and will give customers a much better experience than any of the big brands.
Soho Street Cocktails pay homage to the Soho cocktail scene and bring the quality and craftsmanship of hand-built bar cocktails without the need for dozens of ingredients and blending equipment. They are small-batch produced into 1.5-litre pouches using the finest quality ingredients. No artificial flavourings or colourings, just the real deal. And they have done the hard work, so all you need to do is shake over ice and pour!
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 brand’s profile. Michel Miclo, owner of the Alsace-based family-owned G. Miclo Distillery bought Armagnacs J. Goudoulin. His new team’s aim is to develop the brand’s geographical reach and reputation, whilst safeguarding the traditional character and the universally acknowledged quality of our Armagnacs..