Quite sensational! Opening the bottle is like uncorking a pear orchard. (43% abv)
Made by an exceptional winemaker, at a domaine situated in the heartland of Alsace at Ribeauvillé. Made from little yellow plums, this example is soft and fruit driven. (45% abv)
Maxime Trijol, Martial Sur Né
Aged between 10 and 20 years old, this stunning Cognac comes from Jean-Jacques Trijol whose family have been distilling for over 150 years. Praised internationally with frequent Gold medals for his VSOP Cognac, it is well structured with a mellow and rich palate and a fruity and elegant backdrop.
As unique and outstanding as the soil of the Grande Champagne region may be, the Ladies that have managed the House of RAGNAUD-SABOURIN for years endow it with an incomparable specificity and originality. Complex rich flavours with some dried fruit and a distinguished balance between the fruit and oak showing good rancio and finesse in the lengthy finish. Extremely limited and somewhat rare, Alliance No 35 is the Cognac used at the Elisé Palace in Paris.
Baron de Sigognac, Castelnau d’Auzan
Very supple on the nose dominated by impressions of vanilla and reminiscent of brioche. Quite velvety on the palate at the start followed by flavours of violets, prunes, and vanilla. A gentle but long finish evokes liquorice, cinnamon and dried fruit.
Domaine Dupont, Victot- Pontfol
Domaine Dupont is situated in the heart of the Pays d’Auge, a region long considered to add a little extra to the finesse and delicacy of the calvados and only permits the use of apples and insists on double pot distillation. Etienne Dupont took over from his father in 1980 and has worked hard to improve both the old orchards and the distilling methods. All the apples are hand picked and personally selected for quality. To perfect his distilling, Etienne went to Cognac to study their techniques. This combined with the knowledge he inherited produces a calvados with the complex flavours and ripeness of the apple alongside the mellowness and warmth of a well aged spirit.