Another wonderful 50 Year Old Cognac from Petite Champagne, although this one originates between the towns of Jonzac and Archiac and is presented at the slightly lower abv of 41%.
|Aroma||Leather, pears, walnuts and kumquats|
|Distillation||25 hltr stills, distilled at the top end of the range around 71.5 degrees|
|Flavour||Pineapple, guava, melon, marzipan, pistachio, turmeric and mandarin on the tail.|
|Grape Variety||Ugni Blanc|
|Reduction and Strength||Distilled water where necessary over a period of a year|
|Viticulture||A top growing area of Petite Champagne. The soil here is chalky and porous. There are gentle slopes and the chalk sub-strata is at various degrees of density. Climate is temperate with only very light frosts in winter|