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Hermitage 70 y.o. Grande Champagne Cognac by Hermitage Juillac le Coq

Hermitage 70 y.o. Grande Champagne Cognac by Hermitage Juillac le Coq
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Cru:
Grande Champagne
Volume:
70 cl
Age:
70 years
% Alcohol:
42%
Packaging:
Presentation Box
Availability:
In stock

Details

It is rare to find a cognac that has aged for this long in oak barrels. Long ageing is a sign of maturity as it allows the alcohol to react with the wood tannins and esters providing a much sought after condition known as “rancio” a type of madeiraisation or enrichening of the cognac.

Additional Information

Aroma There is a rich but musty aroma with mushrooms, leather and roasted walnuts
Ageing In oak casks in damp cellars near Juillac la Coq in Grande Champagne. Cognacs from this area are greatly sought after
Distillation This was distilled in wood fired stills that were around 15hectolitre size. The distillation probably took place around 1915 - 1920
Flavour Intense mushroom, roasted nut and a range of other flavours including dry spice, leather, tobacco and oaky qualities
Grape Variety Ugni Blanc
Reduction and Strength This cognac is at natural strength and has been allowed to reduce naturally without any external help
Viticulture This is made in some of the finest areas of the top cru, Grande Champagne