The vintage eaux-de-vie of A.E. Dor are one the few that are left from before phylloxera struck the region in 1874. Adapting to current developments in the cognac industry and the luxury market in general, the company, today headed by Jacques Riviere, have launched a new range of products that target a wider and more international group of consumers.
Tasting review by Raymond Ragnaud: On the eye: intense molten gold
On the nose: peppery, rather musky, candied fruit. Background floral nose, with a lot of maturity and sweetness.
On the palate: suave, white fruit compote, greengage, plum.
Tasting review by Raymond Ragnaud:
Eye: Cognac color of old gold.
Nose: Expressive, gentle, heady, noble nuances of fruits and rancio (tones of toasted bread and nuts), complemented by undertones of peach liqueur, wood, honey, nutmeg, & cinnamon.
Palate: Balanced, clean, harmonious,...