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A Fins Bois Cognac de Collection aged for at least 36 years
Another part of Jean Grosperrin’s historic Cognac de Collection is the Grosperrin Fins Bois No. 68 Cognac. Although not a Vintage Cognac, it is like the Number 71 Cognac which has been aged for at least 36 years in old oak casks. Produced on the chalky hills of Vars at around 100 meters altitude (which is rare to find in the Cognac region, where the average altitude is 20 meters), this batch consists of several old Cognac barrels.
In 1982, the widow of the producer inherited the Cognacs and ceased operating in the business after his death. She left the precious eaux-de-vie to his children in 2017, and it was then that the Grosperrin family bought the casks. With only a few precious hectoliters left, the family heirs today take the greatest care to preserve this unique heritage in the depths of their Paradis cellars.
The Fins Bois cru is the largest of the Cognac terroirs, covering 37,000 hectares. Their eaux-de-vie are renowned for producing round and supple Cognacs that age quickly, with a bouquet of pressed grapes.
Grosperrin No. 68 Cognac Awards
Described as a fantastic Cognac that demolishes many old Malts” by WhiskeyFun, 2018. They rated it 92 points.
Bottled at 55.8% ABV, the decanter is slim with a wooden stopper. Grosperrin never adds sugar or caramel coloring to their Cognacs.
How to enjoy
Enjoy this Cognac neat, and witness as history unfolds, tantalizing your senses.
Über Grosperrin Cognac
This relatively new, independent cognac house was created in 1992 and the brand named after its founder. The actual name of the cognac house is La Gabare and it is one of the few independent houses left in the region of Cognac. A family run firm, La Gabare is all about creating and marketing the finest of old cognacs. They do this under two brand names – Cognac de Collection Jean Grosperrin and Le Roch.
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