About Aged Brandy

About Aged Brandy
Grape Brandy is Brandy distilled from fermented grape juice or crushed but not pressed grape pulp and skin. This spirit is aged in wooden casks (usually oak) which colors it, mellows the palate, and adds additional aromas and flavors.

Top Picks for Aged Brandy

BrandyLab Aged Brandy
93 points
$34
Fruit forward with a well balanced flash of barrel flavors; very well executed and an all around ingratiating sipper.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS 4 Year Old Sacred Bond Aged Brandy
91 points
$17
Best Buy
With rich orchard fruits alongside some barrel spice and balance, this would be excellent for most traditional Brandy cocktails.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Aged Brandy
91 points $17 Best Buy
10th Mountain Whiskey and Spirit Company Small Batch Aged Brandy
91 points
$29
Good for an everyday drinking Brandy, with lots of sweet candy and caramel flavors.
Awards: 2022 Top 2 Aged Brandy
Aldeia Velha Vínica Brandy
88 points
$20
Best Buy
Sweet candied fruit with a heady perfume make this a fun but specific use mixer.
88 points $20 Best Buy
Driftless Glen Distillery 5 Year Reserve Brandy
88 points
$29
A nice interplay of fruit and barrel that grows on the palate and leaves you with a long finish of warm gingerbread.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS VSOP Aged Brandy
88 points
$14
Best Buy
Wood spices and a tad zippy, this makes a great sipper next to a fireplace or even with a light wrap cigar.
88 points $14 Best Buy
Mastrogiannis Baton 2 Year Old Aged Brandy
88 points
$34
A vibrant and youthful Brandy that could have multiple cocktail applications.
CHRISTIAN BROTHERS VS Aged Brandy
87 points
$12
Best Buy
An aged Brandy with notes of creamy nougat and butterscotch with hints of toasted nut and burnt vanilla.
87 points $12 Best Buy
Teryan 8 Year Extra Old Brandy
86 points
$26
A great after dinner drink, full of rich dark chocolate and coffee aromas and flavors.
Olde Tyme Spirits Apricot Aged Brandy Batch No. 01-21
84 points
$65
From sipping away at the fruity flavors to mixing into your next sidecar, this is a fun change of pace.