Made by a highly respected old family in Ambleville near Segonzac in Grande Champagne who make very tradtional cognacs.
|Aroma||There is an immediate sensation of freshness and balance. Mandarin, white pepper, pineapple, ginger, a variety of dynamic aromas|
|Ageing||250 litre casks, 6 months in new and then into old. Cellars are reasonably damp. The cognac is still in oak barrels|
|Distillation||Small firm with its own medium sized stills. Cognacs are very traditional here and the process is on the lees|
|Flavour||On the palate, lots of yellow fruit, melon, pear. Followed by fresh peppermint and eucalyptus . It has an aromatic complexity impressive for its age|
|Grape Variety||Ugni Blanc|
|Reduction and Strength||The cognac is sold at 41% and is required to be reduced with distilled water|
|Viticulture||This is an area of gentle slopes with very porous chalk in several layers, predominantly of the Coniacian variety, allowing the vine roots to penetrate to a deep level|