Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Jean Fillioux Coffret: an Outstanding Cognac Experience
This attractive coffret features a set of three 20cl bottlings from the House of Jean Filioux:
- Jean Fillioux Réserve Familiale Cognac - XO Grande Champagne blend aged for a minimum of six years. Conal R. Gregory declared it “an exceptional Cognac” in The Cognac Companion, and deservedly so.
- Jean Fillioux Très Vieux Cognac - Born from the soil that produces the highest quality grapes for the production of Cognac, this release offers a unique flavour, embodied with vanilla, notes of candied fruit, orange marmalade, quince and pear.
- Jean Fillioux Cigar Club Cognac - This sumptuous Cognac was created to be the perfect accompaniment to a cigar, although it's just as delicious on its own. Supple in character, full-bodied, fruity and elegant.
Founded in 1880 by Honoré Fillioux, the House of Filioux is now run by his great-grandson Pascal. The famous Domaine de La Pouyade - their 63-acre family vineyards - lie in the ‘golden triangle’ of Grande Champagne, between the Angeac-Champagne, Juillac-le-Coq and Verrières communes. For five generations the family have been tending to the soil here, growing Ugni Blanc grapes which produce wines that are low in alcohol and tannins, but high in acidity - the perfect combination for distilling flavorful eaux-de-vie. The micro terroir of the golden triangle has for a long time been regarded to produce the finest parcels of Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie, but only with the aid of extended aging to reach their full potential. This is how Jean Fillioux Réserve Familiale Cognac typifies the very best Cognac has to offer: exceptional terroir combined with good age. It doesn’t get better than that.
Fillioux Cognac is famous for being an intimate, small-scale family production - and indeed, Pascal Fillioux oversees everything from the soil and the grapevines to the distillation and bottling. Carrying on skills that have been passed down from generation to generation, his estate belongs to a select group of family-owned Cognac producers that have maintained an appreciation for quality and centuries-old traditions. Thanks to Pascal’s dedication and unwavering loyalty, the House of Fillioux continue to create true masterpieces of Cognac to this day.
Presentation of the Package
Each bottle is characteristically slim and elegant, featuring a thin neck covered with gold-tone wax. The bottles are beautifully packaged in a wooden case with leather detailing and a metal plaque. Overall, this is a tasting set of exceptional quality and the perfect introduction to the Jean Filioux brand. It also makes a great a present for anyone who loves the finer things in life.
How to Enjoy
Enjoy each bottling separately, or get the tulip glasses out, line them up and explore the world of Cognac in a tasting with your friends.
About Jean Fillioux Cognac
Covering fifty acres of land in the heart of Grande Champagne, Jean Fillioux Cognac is an independent, family run estate that has been producing eaux-de-vie of high quality through four generations. Proud of their traditional methods, the current owner, Pascal J. Fillioux, ensures that not one bottle leaves the estate without being controlled by him from start to finish.
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