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Hermitage 1940 Grande Champagne St Fort Cognac by Hermitage Vieux Quai

Hermitage 1940 Grande Champagne St Fort Cognac by Hermitage Vieux Quai
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Cru:
Grande Champagne
Volume:
70 cl
Vintage:
1940
% Alcohol:
45%
Packaging:
Presentation Box
Availability:
In stock

Details

This cognac has aged in cellars that are of medium dampness for more than 60 years in the south west corner of the top cru near the River Né.

Additional Information

Aroma The initial aroma of lemon oil turning more to pine is accompanied with a hemp background
Distillation No information but most of the growers here are very small and only had small stills purely for cost reasons. It would have beeen distilled at the top end of the range (67-72%
Flavour The palate is that of lemon tea with a buttery taste and feel. The length and balance is good.
Grape Variety Ugni Blanc
Reduction and Strength No reduction has been made. Strength is 45%
Viticulture This was made in the hilly region close to Julliac le Coq This is very chalky here and vines are also good quality with long roots