NEW Exclusive Limited Edition: Maxime Trijol L'ESSENTIEL  ORDER NOW

Claude Thorin Héritage Grande Champagne Cognac

0 1 2 3 4 0 / 5 - Add Review
Growth area
Grande Champagne

Learn more about the different growth areas here

Cognac age
Extra

Learn more about the different Cognac ages here

Bottle size
500ml
ABV
40%
Brand
Claude Thorin Cognac
$ 144
excl. shipping

Tasting review

Eye: Rich mahogany with flashes of amber. 

Nose: Great finesse. Complex with intense rancio, notes of crystallised fruits, orange, dried fruits, tobacco, oak and spices. 

Palate: Developing exceptional length and a remarkable suppleness in the mouth, the age of this premier cru Cognac is clearly evident from start to finish. 

Description

Heritage and Finesse by Claude Thorin

Claude Thorin Héritage Grande Champagne Cognac is a blend of André Thorin's oldest eaux-de-vie, distilled exclusively from Ugni Blanc grapes grown in the Grande Champagne cru and aged for 35 years. The fact that the casks for this bottling were laid down by the previous cellar master at the house of Claude Thorin is particularly poignant. 

This outstanding expression is characterized by its finesse on the nose and exceptional length on the palate, typical of a premier cru Cognac of this age. The calcareous and mineral-rich soils of this area give particularly expressive wines, perfect for making eaux-de-vie that only improve with extended maturation. 

Set among 106 hectares of vineyards, the Thorin estate has expanded considerably since it was taken over by second-generation distiller Claude from his father, André Thorin. Whether it’s wine, Pineau de Charente or Cognac, Claude focuses on producing everything on-site -- from field to bottle. Placed in the heart of the Grande Champagne growing region, Maison Thorin produces premier cru Cognac from Ugni Blanc as well as Folle Blanche grapes, which had almost disappeared from France after the phylloxera epidemic in the 1880s. This company may still be young, but by taking inspiration from centuries of knowledge, they carry on the traditions of Cognac production with as much passion as the oldest houses in Grande Champagne. 

Presentation of the Bottle

Letting the quality of the liquid speak for itself, Claude Thorin Héritage Grande Champagne Cognac comes in a simple, slim 50cl bottle with a cream-colored label and wooden stopper. 

How to Enjoy Claude Thorin Héritage Grande Champagne Cognac

Sit back and relax; this is one to take your time with, perfect to end a meal or a long day. Gently let the Cognac breathe in a tulip glass before taking a sip - it’s a taste of times gone by.

Reviews (0)

Overall rating 0 1 2 3 4 0/5

About Claude Thorin Cognac

Boasting 106 hectares of vineyards, the estate of Claude Thorin has expanded massively over the past couple of decades. Producing a wide range of cognacs along with Pineau des Charente and wine, the estate of Claude Thorin produces its cognacs on site right from the grape through to the finished bottle. The vines are all located in the Grande Champagne 1er Cru area, and the estate prides itself in producing cognac true to the traditional manner that has been used over the centuries.

Read more about Claude Thorin Cognac

Customers who bought this product also bought:

See some blog posts related to Claude Thorin Héritage Grande Champagne Cognac

Other Extra Cognac bottles

All Extra Cognac bottles >>

Product added to wishlist
Product added to compare.

To give you the best possible experience, this site uses cookies and by continuing to use the site you agree that we can save them.

 Our Privacy Policy

You have successfully followed this brand