A truly magical cognac from the top growing area of Petite Champagne. This soft, non-aggressive cognac has been in the barrel for almost 50 years and has a rich, intense flavour of bitter chocolate, cardamom and roasted almonds.
|Aroma||Rich toffee, bitter chocolate, molasses, cardamom, sweet spices and ripe cherries|
|Ageing||For almost 50 years in Limoursin oak barrels in damp cellars|
|Distillation||On 25 hltr stills at the top end of the range around 71.5 degrees|
|Flavour||Rich and intense flavour of bitter chocolate and cardamom with natural toffee and roasted almonds. A pleasing taste of mature Muscat grapes on the front of the mouth|
|Grape Variety||Ugni Blanc|
|Reduction and Strength||Reduced with distilled water over a period of 2 years to bring it to a strength of 42.5%|
|Viticulture||From the top growing area in Petite Champagne where the land slopes gently and the chalk substratum has varying degrees of density. The soil is chalky and porous and the temperate climate has only very light frosts in winter|