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Cognac VSOP Gift Box

01A.070.40.C.GVSOP
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Description

COGNAC
Grande Champagne 1st Cru
GRAPE VARIETY
Ugni Blanc 100% 
TASTING NOTES
On visual inspection, Cognac VSOP has a beautiful copper colour. The nose reveals aromas of dried fruit and honey. In the mouth, it is sweet, opulent and pleasantly rounded. The taste finish is dominated by notes of sweet spices and crème brûlée. The delicious fruity aromas are provided by a skilful craftsmanship that gives great persistence. Heady and intense. To be enjoyed neat or on the rocks to soften its intensity. Serve as an aperitif or at the end of a meal. Delicious when accompanied by a selection of structured cheeses (Bleu d'Auvergne, Roquefort, Cheddar) as well as lightly smoked charcuterie. Extraordinary pairing with Pata Negra ham. Unusual but very interesting when paired with raw salmon and scallop, more common when paired with a gingerbread biscuit and coffee. Pablo Ferrand, for Cognac Marquis de Gensac, follows the grapes directly to the vineyard. 8 hectares are cultivated sustainably with sheep weeding in winter and mechanical weeding in summer to prevent the grapes from being eaten. Two discontinuous copper stills of 18 and 25 hectolitres are used, the ideal size to obtain the finest brandy. The heating process is called 'soft' with distillation on the fine lees. To obtain a unique taste after distillation, cuts are made manually by the nose. The ageing of this Cognac VS takes place in Limousin oak barrels of 400 to 500 l.

Technical Sheet

Gensac Cognac VSOP

Product Details

Bottle Size
0.700 L
Alcohol content %
40,0
Package
Gift Box
Main Grape Variety
Ugni Blanc
Appellation
Grande Champagne 1st Cru
Municipality
La Nérole
District
Segonzac
Region
Cognac
Country
France

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Marquis de Gensac

Marquis de Gensac Discover Pierre De Segonzac and his Cognacs in our online store From 1702 Jacques Ferrand , founder of the family, began distilling and aging the products of his vineyards. Strengthened by his teachings, his descendants carry on the tradition. In the early 1970s, Pierre Ferrand created his own brand and began promoting the image of the cognacs of cru distillers all over the world. Twelve generations later, Pablo Ferrand produces only aged and prestigious Cognac , elaborated as then, in Segonzac,  France in the heart of Grande Champagne, the best cru from the Cognac region. It is Pablo himself who takes care of the harvests, the administrative management, the storage of the harvested grapes and the new plantations. The 8.5 hectares of Ugni Blanc in the heart of Segonzac are dedicated exclusively to the distillation of Marquis de Gensac's selection of Grand Champagne 1er Cru cognacs. These spirits are produced entirely by hand, from the harvest to the bottling, and everything is done in a single cellar. These Cognacs are prized for their quality and are the pride of Pablo Ferrand and his family. They are characterised by their marked smoothness, velvety texture and vivid fruity notes.
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