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.
This fine and elegant "eau-de-vie" is produced from a rare and old grape variety "the Folle Blanche".
The "Folle Blanche" is the original cognac grape variety, abandoned after the attack of phylloxera in the late nineteenth century.
The "Folle Blanche" gives incredibly elegant, delicate and perfumed cognacs.