The Extra Francois Voyer Cognac is one that is the epitome of why the Grande Champagne terroir is known as the 'premier cru'. It is a ‘fiesta’ of exciting aromas and tastes; oriental spices, vanilla, dried fruit and nuts, mixed with the unmistakable perfume of cigars that characterize very old eaux-de-vie.
This cognac will delight and tease, with a strong taste explosion that threatens to overwhelm your senses and yet beguiles them to the finish.
Enjoy it straight or on the rocks. This is not a cognac to be hurried; leave it warming in the glass for at least 10 minutes to allow the bouquet develop. Sip slowly and relish the complexities of its flavors - With Voyer ‘Extra’ you have unlocked the secret heart of the Premier Cru of Cognac. Best before a meal, after a dessert or with coffee.
It's been awarded a string of accolades - including being a Gold Medal winner at the Paris Concours Général Agricole 2010. “For those who don’t what to follow the crowd”, Restaurant Magazine.“Coup de Coeur 2010” Guide Hachette. Given 90/95 by The Wine Enthusiast. “The best we can expect from an ‘Extra’ in Grand Champagne”, La Revue des Vin de France 2010. “Elegant and complex. A champion”, Cognac Magazine 2010.
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In this Cognac, the Grande Champagne reaches its full splendour. It is a festival of exceptional aromas : Cinnamon, cloves, vanilla, spices, dried fruits (nuts) combined with that inimitable light perfume of cigar box that only a handful of mature brandies can boast.
The 28 hectares of vineyard are situated in Grande Champagne region, the 1st Cru of Cognac, renowned for its profound after taste, its aromatic power and its ability of long ageing. Voyer Cognac is a family run cognac domain that is passionate about every detail in making cognac - their cognacs can be found in the best restaurants in France (Ducasse, Lucas Carton, Laurent). The vineyards are in Verrières and Ambleville; the house has been in the business since the 1870s. The product range is classical, with young and old blends for those who don’t like to follow the crowd. Cognac Francois Voyer also offers a range of exceptionally old vintage bottles. Voyer's exceptional knowledge and attention to detail allows to not just make fine cognac, but to craft cognac.