V.S (for Very Special) , also called *** (or Three Stars) is is a cognac which youngest eau-de-vie is at least two and a half years old. A Cognac may be sold only 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.
These young cognacs are ideal to be used for Long Drinks or to make Cocktails. The fruit creams and liqueurs are also essential to make nice cocktails.
PRODUCTION : No chemical products or fertilisers
VINIFICATION : The wine is left untreated ( no added sulphur or yeast)
DISTILLATION: Distilled from organically grown grapes. Traditional distillation method allows the cognac to develop richer aromatic notes. No added chemicals.