Unfortunately it is not as famous as Cognac or Armagnac, but the third of the only 3 demarcated regions in the world for brandy production is Portuguese. Its name is Lourinhã.
This type of brandy is made from wine distillation. Because of its characteristics, it has a huge aging potential and, when old, it becomes more tasty and with a more attractive color. Not only is used to fortify various wines (Port and Madeira Wines) but is also very appreciated to have with a cigar.
This type of brandy is obtained from distillation of the grape’s marc (the solid remains of grapes after being pressured to make wine; contains its skins, seeds and stems). In Portugal, it is often consumed as a digestive or after having coffee, always at temperatures around 16ºC.