DE LUZE EXTRA Single Barrel Finish – Grande Champagne

 

An oak barrel of Cognac has a capacity of 350 litres, the aquivalent of 500 bottle of 70cl. Blending of very old eaux-de-vie takes place in smaller capacity barrels than large oak vats that are generally used in Cognac. This final stage of production of Cognac can take one year or more in order to preserve the qualities of each eau-de-vie.

 

DE LUZE has recently bottle an oak barrel of very old Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie. 500 bottles have there-fore been preparer each offering an average tasting age of 50 years.

 

This Cognac has been produced from the harvest of the exclusive Domaine Boinaud (owners of DE LUZE) 410 ha vineyard in Grande Champagne, the premier district of the appelation.

 

DE LUZE EXTRA Single Barrel Finish – Grande Champagne Cognac offers a unique quittessence of flavours and aromas wrapped in a velvet texture.

 


Tasting Notes

 

Visual : Deep golden yellow, mahogany, fiery red hints coming from the long ageing, crystalline shine.

 

Tropical Fruit : Passion fruit, pineapple

 

Dried Fruit : Apricot, fig

 

Very rich in Floral Notes: Narcissus, jasmine, honeyscukle, tawny port

 

Delicately Spicy : Saffron, nutmeg, blonde tabacco, cigar box

 

Time on palate : 60 minutes


Tasting Age : More than 50 years

De Luze Extra Single Barrel - Cognac Details

Quality: Hors d'Age

Price of this cognac: unknown

Growth Area (Cru): Grande Champagne

Grape variety: Various grapes

Bottle(s):

- 700ml

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