Join the Club Log In. Add to cart. Charente is a historic town in the Aquitaine region of France — smack dab in the middle of the Grand Champagne Cru of Cognac. As Catherine I. This is the ultimate glam dram, treasured by connoisseurs, royalty, glitterati, rappers… this Cognac is a true masterpiece, every drop brimming with opulence. Expect ethereal notes of refined, nectar-rich opulence. With over distinct flavors to discover, this Cognac is one hell of a trip for your taste buds. Smartass Corner: The stunning, crystal hand-blown decanter is modeled after a flask that was lost on a French battlefield more than four centuries ago.
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Learn more about the different growth areas here. Learn more about the different Cognac ages here. Nose: Floral yet sweet, soft fruity perfume of peach and melon. Hints of marzipan and nuts. Palate: Orange blossom, woody spices, evolving into peaches, almonds, and cinnamon. The finish is long and lingering, with delicate tones of grapes, sweet oaky spice, and fleshy soft fruits. This Cognac is created with over 1, different eaux-de-vie from the Grande Champagne terroir, some of which are over a century old.
And for good reason. Made with a blend of up to 1, different eaux-de-vie ranging in age from 40 years to over years old, there really is no other spirit with the same sense of history or heritage. More than 50 individual artisans devoted over 1, hours per piece to produce these items. HSS readers know that I have an immense interest in whiskey and other spirits, and I was thrilled to have a chance to speak with M. From the very beginning of our conversation, one thing was abundantly clear: M. He apprenticed for a number of years before being elevated to his current position, one that he serves in with humility and a deep reverence for the history and tradition of the brand. Before he could even answer, I could see in his eyes how much it meant to him. Seeing these tools really helps you appreciate the craftsmanship and care that goes into the construction of something of extremely high quality. Real people — not machines — designed and made these things. Great cause.