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Hermitage Cognac

We make no pretence, Hermitage single estate cognacs are the very finest available in the world today. Years of research has identified distillers who are able to combine the specific viticulture, viniculture and complex ageing procedures required to produce exceptional cognacs of distinctive character.  Our understanding and synergy with these highly individual producers has created pure cognacs of great maturity and finesse unlike more commercial cognacs that use additives to conceal their young ages and aggressive character.

Our unique position enables us to concentrate on these very special nectars, many of which have laid in cellars for decades, rather than the more commercial and larger quantities required by the big houses such as Hennessy, Courvoisier, Martell et al. Cognac houses such as these will blend thousands of young brandies together to create the generic VS, VSOP and XO titles. Hermitage Cognacs are the result of very specific distillation qualities and long, careful ageing in oak casks, from a single estate producer.

Our commitment to locating exceptional cognacs has been recognized in the multiple awards received by Hermitage Cognacs. These prestigious cognacs can be found in some of the most famous bars and restaurants in the world, having carved an enviable reputation in the luxury cognac market for producing distinctive, rare and sought after vintages of exceptional individuality and quality.

"Superb cognac from one of our favourite independent bottlers of brandy"  Hedonism Wines, Mayfair.

"Hermitage Cognac is dedicated to ferreting out rare, single-estate cognacs from under-the-radar producers ........ if you want to witness how beautifully a cognac can age, Hermitage is the place to go."  Alice Lascelles, Financial Times

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  1. Hermitage 1918 Grande Champagne Cognac
    Only one bottle remaining

    A quite remarkable cognac from an old cellar in Juillac le Coq. Distilled over a century ago, it comes from the same cellars as another superb Hermitage cognac from 1914.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Hay, leather, sandalwood and fresh pineapple.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: This is a really fine cognac displaying many characteristic qualities of the period. Flavours of allspice, ginger and white truffle followed by a dry, citrus peel finih.
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    Excl. VAT: £975.35 Incl. VAT: £1,170.42

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    A quite remarkable cognac from an old cellar in Juillac le Coq. Distilled over a century ago, it comes from the same cellars as another superb Hermitage cognac from 1914.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Hay, leather, sandalwood and fresh pineapple.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: This is a really fine cognac displaying many characteristic qualities of the period. Flavours of allspice, ginger and white truffle followed by a dry, citrus peel finih.
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  2. Hermitage 1917 Grande Champagne Cognac

    We were lucky in finding this cognac. It was in a 30 litre bonbonne and had been stored in an old cellar for many years. It is an exceedingly fine cognac from the period but regrettably the house no longer exists so this will be the last of this vintage from this house.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: A most interesting cognac in the traditional style of the period. The aroma of grapefruit peel, angelica and thyme are combined with a delightful yeasty dough theme
    Flavour:
    Flavour: This is a really fine cognac displaying many characteristic qualities of the period. The flavour is on the dry side with oaky and bitter grapefruit flavours which one would expect to find from this area
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    Excl. VAT: £982.33 Incl. VAT: £1,178.80

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    We were lucky in finding this cognac. It was in a 30 litre bonbonne and had been stored in an old cellar for many years. It is an exceedingly fine cognac from the period but regrettably the house no longer exists so this will be the last of this vintage from this house.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: A most interesting cognac in the traditional style of the period. The aroma of grapefruit peel, angelica and thyme are combined with a delightful yeasty dough theme
    Flavour:
    Flavour: This is a really fine cognac displaying many characteristic qualities of the period. The flavour is on the dry side with oaky and bitter grapefruit flavours which one would expect to find from this area
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  3. Hermitage 1914 Borderies Cognac

    Cognac Masters 2012 - Master Award

    This exceptionally rare and sought after cognac was found in an old cellar to the north of Cognac. We were lucky in obtaining a complete bonbonne for bottling. Just don’t hang about, this is not going to last.

    "My most prized bottle is a 1914 Cognac Hermitage Borderies which has an incredible spectrum of flavours, from toffee to walnuts." Olly Smith, Journalist & TV Presenter

    Aroma:
    Aroma: There is an aroma of rich pineapple syrup and Turkish coffee with nutmeg
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Burnt sugar and toffee with a hint of chocolate and brazil nuts. This has all the true characteristics of a true Borderies cognac and shows an intense Rancio. The balance is extraordinarily fine and leaves a highly rich and flavoursome cognac
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    Excl. VAT: £986.69 Incl. VAT: £1,184.03

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    Cognac Masters 2012 - Master Award

    This exceptionally rare and sought after cognac was found in an old cellar to the north of Cognac. We were lucky in obtaining a complete bonbonne for bottling. Just don’t hang about, this is not going to last.

    "My most prized bottle is a 1914 Cognac Hermitage Borderies which has an incredible spectrum of flavours, from toffee to walnuts." Olly Smith, Journalist & TV Presenter

    Aroma:
    Aroma: There is an aroma of rich pineapple syrup and Turkish coffee with nutmeg
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Burnt sugar and toffee with a hint of chocolate and brazil nuts. This has all the true characteristics of a true Borderies cognac and shows an intense Rancio. The balance is extraordinarily fine and leaves a highly rich and flavoursome cognac
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  4. Hermitage 1917 Grande Champagne Limited Edition Cognac

    A pure, special, limited edition 1917 cognac from the top cru that shows off many of the traditional skills of the period. Made in a 25hl still, it was then aged in medium, toasted oak for about 18 months before being transferred to old barrels. This complex and powerful cognac has many fine characteristics of lime, grapefruit peel, angelica, walnuts and spices and is a fine example of early twentieth century distillation and ageing.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Grapefruit and lime with dry oak and nuts combined with thyme and yeast.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: A complexity of dry fruit and nut flavours. Lime and angelica along with walnuts and dry spices combine with a grapefruit peel and kumquat finish.
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    Excl. VAT: £989.95 Incl. VAT: £1,187.94

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    A pure, special, limited edition 1917 cognac from the top cru that shows off many of the traditional skills of the period. Made in a 25hl still, it was then aged in medium, toasted oak for about 18 months before being transferred to old barrels. This complex and powerful cognac has many fine characteristics of lime, grapefruit peel, angelica, walnuts and spices and is a fine example of early twentieth century distillation and ageing.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Grapefruit and lime with dry oak and nuts combined with thyme and yeast.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: A complexity of dry fruit and nut flavours. Lime and angelica along with walnuts and dry spices combine with a grapefruit peel and kumquat finish.
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