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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. Cognac Hermitage 1989 Chez Richon Grande Champagne

    This cognac was produced on a small still on this highly regarded estate that grows not just Ugni Blanc but also Folle Blanche grapes. It has a youthful aroma displaying pineapple and grapefruit aromas and drier citrus and herb flavours which are enhanced by the slightly higher strength of this cognac.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Roasted walnuts and some pineapple, a little pepper with oak and spices
    Flavour:
    Flavour: This is still a young cognac and there is a developing pineapple, walnut, spice, banana and medlar fruits complexity on the palate. Good balance and very long on the palate. This is at an ideal strength for the cognac.
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    Excl. VAT: £103.94 Incl. VAT: £124.73

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    This cognac was produced on a small still on this highly regarded estate that grows not just Ugni Blanc but also Folle Blanche grapes. It has a youthful aroma displaying pineapple and grapefruit aromas and drier citrus and herb flavours which are enhanced by the slightly higher strength of this cognac.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Roasted walnuts and some pineapple, a little pepper with oak and spices
    Flavour:
    Flavour: This is still a young cognac and there is a developing pineapple, walnut, spice, banana and medlar fruits complexity on the palate. Good balance and very long on the palate. This is at an ideal strength for the cognac.
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  2. Hermitage Provenance 25 Grande Champagne Cognac

    Cognac Masters 2014 - Masters Award

    "Has more complexity" Judges comments

    Cognacs from the Grande Champagne age very slowly. The wonderfully complex flavours of this cognac are a result of having been kept in oak barrels in damp cellars for over 25 years. 

    Aroma:
    Aroma: The aroma of fine cognac is a substantial part of its enjoyment. This cognac has wonderful rich, fruit syrup aromas such as pineapple but there are also those of roasted walnuts and spices.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Like many fine cognacs this has a wonderful complexity of flavours. Roasted nuts, rich fruits and citrus qualities are all combined with a wonderful, intense fullness and balance.
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    Excl. VAT: £104.61 Incl. VAT: £125.53

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    Cognac Masters 2014 - Masters Award

    "Has more complexity" Judges comments

    Cognacs from the Grande Champagne age very slowly. The wonderfully complex flavours of this cognac are a result of having been kept in oak barrels in damp cellars for over 25 years. 

    Aroma:
    Aroma: The aroma of fine cognac is a substantial part of its enjoyment. This cognac has wonderful rich, fruit syrup aromas such as pineapple but there are also those of roasted walnuts and spices.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Like many fine cognacs this has a wonderful complexity of flavours. Roasted nuts, rich fruits and citrus qualities are all combined with a wonderful, intense fullness and balance.
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  3. Cognac Hermitage 1988 Chez Richon Grande Champagne

    Cognac Masters 2013 - Gold Award

    The predominant house style of Chez Richon shows through in this cognac although it is rather sweeter and spicier than others from this house

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Roasted walnuts and some pineapple, a little pepper with oak and spices
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Different from other cognacs from this estate.The cognac has some quite spicy tones but is also slightly sweeter than the others. The flavour is reminiscent of roasted walnuts, spice and toffee
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    Excl. VAT: £105.98 Incl. VAT: £127.18

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    Cognac Masters 2013 - Gold Award

    The predominant house style of Chez Richon shows through in this cognac although it is rather sweeter and spicier than others from this house

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Roasted walnuts and some pineapple, a little pepper with oak and spices
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Different from other cognacs from this estate.The cognac has some quite spicy tones but is also slightly sweeter than the others. The flavour is reminiscent of roasted walnuts, spice and toffee
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  4. Hermitage 1987 Grande Champagne Cognac

    Cognac Masters 2017 - Gold Award

    Made on a small 12 hectolitre still in the heart of Grande Champagne, this cognac provides great complexity. Flavours of clove, masala, wild cherry, mocha and roasted walnut are all apparent but others such as brazil and citrus peel linger in the background. The flavour is enhanced by the slightly higher strength of 47%.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Cigar box, dried fig and cherry wood.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Clove, masala, wild cherry, dried fig and roasted walnuts are all apparent with a long dried orange peel finish.
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    Excl. VAT: £114.92 Incl. VAT: £137.90

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    Cognac Masters 2017 - Gold Award

    Made on a small 12 hectolitre still in the heart of Grande Champagne, this cognac provides great complexity. Flavours of clove, masala, wild cherry, mocha and roasted walnut are all apparent but others such as brazil and citrus peel linger in the background. The flavour is enhanced by the slightly higher strength of 47%.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Cigar box, dried fig and cherry wood.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Clove, masala, wild cherry, dried fig and roasted walnuts are all apparent with a long dried orange peel finish.
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  5. Hermitage Provenance 30 Petite Champagne Cognac

    Cognac Masters 2014 - Masters Award

    "Unbelievable flavours" Judges comments

    A soft, smooth cognac with very moreish qualities. Petite Champagne cognacs mature marginally quicker than those from neighbouring Grande Champagne. This cognac was aged for over 30 years to produce it at its very best.

    "Presented in a gorgeous box, this is one of the world's best cognacs" Olly Smith, TV Presenter & Journalist

    Aroma:
    Aroma: The aroma of luxury cognac is to be savoured. This has a wonderful aroma of molasses, bitter chocolate, cardamom spice and ripe cherries.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: As with all good cognacs the flavours are complex. A rich flavour of chocolate and natural toffee combines with mature Muscat grapes to provide a soft, smooth cognac with very moreish qualities.
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    Excl. VAT: £117.81 Incl. VAT: £141.37

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    Cognac Masters 2014 - Masters Award

    "Unbelievable flavours" Judges comments

    A soft, smooth cognac with very moreish qualities. Petite Champagne cognacs mature marginally quicker than those from neighbouring Grande Champagne. This cognac was aged for over 30 years to produce it at its very best.

    "Presented in a gorgeous box, this is one of the world's best cognacs" Olly Smith, TV Presenter & Journalist

    Aroma:
    Aroma: The aroma of luxury cognac is to be savoured. This has a wonderful aroma of molasses, bitter chocolate, cardamom spice and ripe cherries.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: As with all good cognacs the flavours are complex. A rich flavour of chocolate and natural toffee combines with mature Muscat grapes to provide a soft, smooth cognac with very moreish qualities.
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  6. Hermitage 30 Year Old Grande Champagne Cognac

    IWSC 2018 - Gold Award

    "Powerful yet elegant on the palate. Very complex, very long finish." Judges comments

    "One to selfishly sip" Fiona Beckett, The Guardian

    Thirty years of oak ageing ensures this cognac has far more intense flavour and complexity than the big commercial blends.  It has a rich nutty, spice and coffee flavour with mature pineapple background.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: A high level of complexity with mocha, rich toffee on the nose with roasted walnuts. There are some sweet spice aromas and just a hint of pineapple.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Rich nutty, spice and coffee flavour with mature pineapple background.
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    Excl. VAT: £119.14 Incl. VAT: £142.97

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    IWSC 2018 - Gold Award

    "Powerful yet elegant on the palate. Very complex, very long finish." Judges comments

    "One to selfishly sip" Fiona Beckett, The Guardian

    Thirty years of oak ageing ensures this cognac has far more intense flavour and complexity than the big commercial blends.  It has a rich nutty, spice and coffee flavour with mature pineapple background.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: A high level of complexity with mocha, rich toffee on the nose with roasted walnuts. There are some sweet spice aromas and just a hint of pineapple.
    Flavour:
    Flavour: Rich nutty, spice and coffee flavour with mature pineapple background.
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  7. Cognac Hermitage 1979 Chez Richon Grande Champagne

    A delicate but complex cognac with many exceedingly fine qualities. It has a nose of mangosteen and mown grass, whilst on the palate the grapefruit develops into marmalade and toast with thyme and brioche.The finish of dry grapefruit is long and appealing consistent with the best cognacs from this cru.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Pineapple syrup and roasted walnuts, a little pepper with oak and spices
    Flavour:
    Flavour: There are many quite powerful flavours with a pineapple, walnut, spice, banana and medlar fruits complexity on the palate. Its intense flavour is unusually enhanced by its slightly higher than normal strength. Good balance and very long on the palate. This is at an ideal strength for the cognac.
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    Excl. VAT: £166.48 Incl. VAT: £199.78

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    A delicate but complex cognac with many exceedingly fine qualities. It has a nose of mangosteen and mown grass, whilst on the palate the grapefruit develops into marmalade and toast with thyme and brioche.The finish of dry grapefruit is long and appealing consistent with the best cognacs from this cru.

    Aroma:
    Aroma: Pineapple syrup and roasted walnuts, a little pepper with oak and spices
    Flavour:
    Flavour: There are many quite powerful flavours with a pineapple, walnut, spice, banana and medlar fruits complexity on the palate. Its intense flavour is unusually enhanced by its slightly higher than normal strength. Good balance and very long on the palate. This is at an ideal strength for the cognac.
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