The Age of Cognac
A Cognac may only be soldy when its youngest eau-de-vie reaches a minimum of two and a half years old, as of the first day of October following the harvest of the grapes.
Only the years of storage in oak barrels count to determine its age.
Once transferred into glass, the Cognac stops maturing . It stands still.
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.
V.S.O.P ( for Very Superior Old Pale) , also called Reserve, is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is between four and a half and six and a half years old.
XO (for Extra Old ) , Napoléon, also called Hors d'âge, is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is at least six and a half years old.
Most Cognac houses will use Cognacs much older than those required by law, allowing X.Os to reach a minimum of twenty years old, in order to reveal their very best.
This rich, expertly-blended Cognac is distilled in a generations-old 10 hectolitre pot still and aged in Limousin oak barrels in our calm, dark, humid cellars. Patient natural ageing has done wonders for this Hors d'Age blend.
This Cognac epitomises the expertise and care lavished by several generations. It reflects the best possible use of oak to reveal and highlight a beautiful mahogany colour and an intense rancio aroma.Learn MoreExcl. Tax: €165.83 Incl. Tax: €199.00
Eau de Vie Fleur de Vigne :
Totally colourless, this Eau de Vie made from the best vineyards in Charente will surprise you by its rich aromas that express all the delicacy of Ugni Blanc and the finesse of Charentais distillation.
A brandy made from grapes and double distilled on its lees. Fleur de Vigne is reduced in stages to an alcoholic degree of 42°, without barrel ageing.Excl. Tax: €24.17 Incl. Tax: €29.00
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Vesper is the sixth canonical hour celebrated each late-afternoon: the name of this Cognac Delamain reflects its richness and near worshipful feeling .Amber tone with a bright reflection of pure gold. Powerful and persisting perfumes from this old cognac coming from the Grande Champagne.The know how of the cognac house Delamain is fully explicit in the process of blending from natural strength (around 50% vol.) down to 40, with waht is called the 'Faibles' (weak). Its style is round, full bodied, mature and mellow. Learn MoreExcl. Tax: €107.08 Incl. Tax: €128.50
Un voyage de rèveLearn More
In the middle of the 18th century, James Delamain, a young man from Ireland, undertook a journey to France tracing the steps of his ancestors a century earlier. He discovered the rolling countryside of the Charente, where he promptly settled to start a family and establish his company.Excl. Tax: €5,112.50 Incl. Tax: €6,135.00
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The original feature of this Grande Champagne, until very recently strictly reserved for members of the family and their guests, is that it is not a blend, but an eau-de-vie from a single barrel and from a single estate. This Single Cask shows a slight difference from one cask to the other.Learn MoreExcl. Tax: €411.67 Incl. Tax: €494.00
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François Voyer cognacs are selected by the finest restaurants (Alain Ducasse, Lucas Carton, Laurent...).
You will discover the mellow and subtly persistent taste of Grande Champagne, so the aromas of your François Voyer VSOP will linger on your palate for a long time.Learn More
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