At the start of the 19th century, some cognac houses began to ship some exceptional cognacs in barels to British collectors. They noticed that these cognacs matured differently in the humid English cellars. One of these companies was Hine, who continues the practice to this day of sending some selected casks to deep cellars in Bristol, a famous harbor in the wine trade since the Middle Ages. These are acknowledged as ‘Early Landed’ Cognacs.
For any given vintage, the weather of the year and the warehouse conditions affect the taste and the maturing process of the cognac, making each vintage unique.
1985 Early Landed is a well-balanced vintage cognac.
Tasting Notes: Round and well-balanced. Fig, crystallised fruit, gingerbread, honey.
After ageing in the moist and humid Cellars, this especially powerful and refined eau-de-vie reveals a very good balance. On the nose and also on the palate, the characteristic aromas of orange peel and lime tree blossom are quite striking.
Tasting Notes: At tasting the initial impression is one of natural cherry wood. Characteristics: Soft spices, lime tree, orange peel
|Growth area||Grande Champagne|
|% Alc||40 %|