Only the years of storage in oak barrels count to determine its age.
V.S (for Very Special) , also called *** (or Three Stars) is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is at least two and a half years old.
Collection Cognac – Artisan Vintage
1991 Bois Ordinaires from the Island of Oléron
This vintage cognac (aged under state control since its distillation) is a fabulous expression of this soil, with the flavours of the wild coast, sunny beach and soft spices (or suntan cream?).