Leyrat Cognac

Cognac Leyrat is part of the 250 hectare estate owned by Francis and Elodie Abecassis. They also own the brands Cognac Le Reviseur and Cognac ABK6. As with the rest of the company’s range, Cognac Leyrat is produced from the fruits of a single estate. These eaux-de-vie are then aged and blended into a full range of cognacs, from a VS right through to their flagship product Leyrat Glory, which is a minimum of 40 years of age.

Visit Leyrat: Domaine de chez Maillard, 16440 Claix, +33 (0)545663572, Visits from 09:00-12:00 and 13:30-17:30, Monday to Friday. Weekends by appointment only. www.leyrat-cognac.comOther products by Leyrat: Pineau des Charentes

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    700ml / 43%
    $455

    Leyrat tasting notes: "Golden amber in colour. A powerful first nose is driven by spice and honey. The nose evolves toward pepper and cinnamon with soft honey and buttery richness. The palate is dense and at the same time clean and slightly dry, the Leyrat trademark."

    Leyrat tasting notes: "Golden amber in colour. A powerful first nose is driven by spice and honey. The nose evolves toward pepper and cinnamon with soft...

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    700ml / 40%
    $53

    Tasting notes: Pale colour, a nose dominated by fruits, wood. A lot of flower. On the palate it's a rather elegant VS.

    Tasting notes: Pale colour, a nose dominated by fruits, wood. A lot of flower. On the palate it's a rather elegant VS.

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    700ml / 45%
    $575

    Tasting review: Eye: Warm, deep, old gold color Nose: Remarkable floral freshness with leafy undertones, yielding to fine spices - notable cinnamon & pronounced aromas of stewed fruit & quince. Palate: Exceptionally smooth, packed with peach and apricot, and a hint of resin and honey.  An elegant & powerful finish.

    Tasting review: Eye: Warm, deep, old gold color Nose: Remarkable floral freshness with leafy undertones, yielding to fine spices - notable cinnamon &...

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    700ml / 43%
    $7,380

    Tasting review from Domain Francis Abecassis: Aromas of spices and sandalwood developing from long aging in oak barrels. Palate reveas notes of cigar box and a lingering honey finish.

    Tasting review from Domain Francis Abecassis: Aromas of spices and sandalwood developing from long aging in oak barrels. Palate reveas notes of cigar box...

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    700ml / 43%
    $510

    Tasting notes: The nose epitomises cognac that has been aged for a prolonged period with a plethora of spicey and cigar-box aromas. With time, oakier notes appear and a damp leafy humus with a hint of forest mushroom

    Tasting notes: The nose epitomises cognac that has been aged for a prolonged period with a plethora of spicey and cigar-box aromas. With time, oakier notes...

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    500ml / 40%
    $83

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    700ml / 40%
    $67

    Tasting review by Leyrat Cognac: Old gold color.  A dense initial nose displays dried hay and a touch of spice.  It develops to more pronounced oak with traces of pears and pepper.  The palate is smooth and rich, with an aftertaste of oak and flowers, violets in particular.

    Tasting review by Leyrat Cognac: Old gold color.  A dense initial nose displays dried hay and a touch of spice.  It develops to more pronounced oak with...

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    700ml / 41%
    $203

    A delicate nose with dominant floral aromas and mature wood character. It evolves to spice, pepper and sandalwood as well as the walnuts and irises typical of fine "rançio"

    A delicate nose with dominant floral aromas and mature wood character. It evolves to spice, pepper and sandalwood as well as the walnuts and irises typical...

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    700ml / 40%
    $137

    Tasting notes: A complex nose opens with nutty aromas, pastry and butterscotch and a hint of dry leaves. The nose evolves to more pronounced dry fruits and nuts with vanilla undertones. The palate is present, initially quite dry, with the long clean finish typical of Leyrat cognac.

    Tasting notes: A complex nose opens with nutty aromas, pastry and butterscotch and a hint of dry leaves. The nose evolves to more pronounced dry fruits and...

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    700ml / 40%
    $78

    There is no review or tasting note of Leyrat Aged 6 Years Cognac.

    There is no review or tasting note of Leyrat Aged 6 Years Cognac.

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    700ml / 40%
    $73

    No tasting note or review on Leyrat 8 Years Old cognac.

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    700ml / 40%
    $65

    Tasting notes: A dense initial nose displays dried hay and a touch of spice. It develops to more pronounced oak with traces of pears and pepper..

    Tasting notes: A dense initial nose displays dried hay and a touch of spice. It develops to more pronounced oak with traces of pears and pepper..

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    700ml / 40%
    $148

    Tasting notes: On the eye, clear and golden, on the nose some flowers and fresh notes, vanilla and wood. A good sense of rancio in the mouth, round and balanced - elegant.

    Tasting notes: On the eye, clear and golden, on the nose some flowers and fresh notes, vanilla and wood. A good sense of rancio in the mouth, round and...

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jeff 2012-03-04

this cognac logo looks like the cover of a spooky childrens book.

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    What is an EXTRA Cognac? And the “Best Of” 2017
    26-09-2017 / We often get asked about Extra Cognac. So let’s have a look at what an Extra Cognac is exactly. First things first: The only official age categories are VS, VSOP, and XO. All others–such as Extra–have become terms that are widely used but not ‘officially’ recognized. But within the industry there’s an unwritten rule as to what Read full article...
    2017 Cognac Awards: Best Cognacs according to the industry experts
    06-06-2017 / It’s that time of year when the judges get their heads together in a variety of different wine and spirit competitions to award the outstanding products of the year. And of course, Cognac is among them. We’ve taken the results from the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, the World Cognac Awards, and the Cognac Masters and Read full article...
    ABK6 10-year anniversary Dinner
    12-04-2015 / It’s not easy to start a Cognac brand… We know the role the big players and the medium-sized family-run Cognac houses play – they are powerful. 10 years for a young Cognac brand such as ABK6 may seem like a blink of an eye when comparing it to Martell‘s 300 years, but it’s actually a hell of an Read full article...
    Cognac Masters 2014 – Competition Results
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    History of Cognac Leyrat



    Abecassis is one of the youngest cognac producers in the industry, being founded in 2005. The father and daughter team of Francis and Elodie manage a state of the art production empire, with each of the three separate brands boasting their own distillery. One thing that they are keen to continue is the time-honored manner of producing cognac, along with embracing the latest in technology to create cognacs of the highest quality possible.


    With thermo-controlled cellars, the house of Cognac Leyrat has, in its short period of production, already begun to carve itself a serious name in the industry. Leyrat’s cognacs have won many awards and are enjoyed in various countries around the globe.



    Leyrat Cognac Today



    Cellar master Simon Palmer is the man in charge of the eaux-de-vie, the aging and the blending. It is his watchful eye that sees the cognac production from the soil to the bottle; not only for Cognac Leyrat, but for the other brands in the Abecassis range as well.


    This young and vibrant brand uses the most up to date of advertising techniques – including social networking and blogs to bring awareness of Cognac Leyrat to other countries and also to younger consumers.



    News, Products and Price



    The relatively young brand of Cognac Leyrat already boasts some well recognized industry awards. These include Cognac Leyrat XO Vieille Réserve being awarded the gold medal at the 2011 International Spirits Competition.


    Leyrat’s flagship product is the Cognac Leyrat Extra Glory. This is a 40 year old blend presented in a beautiful decanter and box. The bottle retails at around €350 per bottle.



    Visit Cognac Leyrat



    Whilst there is no individual information about visiting Leyrat, it is possible to visit the Abecassis estate. The cost is €5 per person, and free to under the under 18s. Opening hours are 09:00 – 12:00 and 13:30 – 17:30, Monday to Friday. Weekend visits are available on request and by appointment only. Group workshops and customized tours are also available – please contact the estate for details.