numen wrote:There are some lines that are sweeter than others -- and it depends, too, whether you'd like dark/heavy+sweet, or more light/floral+sweet. VS may generally be a bit disappointing, but the VSOP range may be more to your liking for brandy style with a little sweetness. Prunier is generally supposed to be a bit sweeter than some of the other producers. For more sherry-level sweetness, Brandy de Jerez is really tough to beat. Marie Duffau armagnac was also relatively sweet to me, but more caramelly, and still heavier than the cognacs.
BSinKY wrote:Out of all the spirits I sip on, Cognac tends to be the sweetest but this doesn't include most other brandies. If you are looking for something a bit on the sweet side, I would say give the Courvoisier 12 year old a try or even the Remy Martin 1738 (or whatever year it is.) These are a step above VSOP without breaking the bank and are much sweeter than anything I usually keep around. Most likely they will contain artificial colorant and sweetener but so do some much more expensive blends. Calvados (French apple brandy) has a really nice applely, sugary, caramelly sweetness to it though it tends to be expensive for the sippin' stuff.
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