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André Petit Hors d'Age Réserve Familiale Limited Edition Cognac

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Cognac age
Hors d'Age

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Growth area
Petite Champagne

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Bottle size
700ml
ABV
40%
Age (maximum)
50
Brand
Andre Petit Cognac
$ 431 In stock
excl. shipping

Tasting review

Eye: A rich, garnet amber that glimmers with age.

Nose: Rich and balanced, some oak and spices. You can find a rich, well-balanced bouquet with considerable finesse and elegance. It releases a delicate flavor of oak as well as lovely spicy aromas of jasmine and tobacco leaves.

Palate: The taste is impressive and old, the finish is long and fresh.

Description

A Hors d’Age Family Affair: André Petit Hors d'Age Réserve Familiale Cognac

The André Petit Hors d'Age Réserve Familiale Limited Edition Cognac is the true definition of a family special. Having selected and assembled a series of Vintage Cognacs from his father’s stock, Jacques Petit presents a wonderfully old Cognac aged for around 50 years. In fact, it is a combination of various Millésimes from 1961, but also contains eaux-de-vie from 1955 and 1969. It's a blend of Fine Champagne eaux-de-vie, meaning all the components were grown in the Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne terroirs of the region.

This Cognac has been produced following very old methods. The grapes are harvested by hand and distilled following the teachings of his grandparents. In the distillation, they do not use any machines to separate alcohol - they trust their noses alone. This family producer are wine growers who develop a Cognac with a pronounced style following their feelings and tastes.

Jacques Petit crafted this Cognac in such a way that would make it richer on the palate, longer in the mouth and less dry. Rich, well balanced, and satisfying, this is a wonderful Cognac to bring out on special occasions.

Presentation of the bottle

This 19th century delight is a strictly limited edition, presented in a beautiful bottle nestled within an oak wood presentation box. The bottle is simple, classic and timeless, and arrives with a quantity of 700ml. It will appeal to those who collect special Cognacs, brimming with a myriad of aromas and flavor. One for the connoisseurs.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy it at home with friends, neat and contemplatively. It is one for sharing - just as it was made.

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About Andre Petit Cognac

This small family-run cognac producer from Berneuil insists that their cognac is not merely of standard quality. This can be validated by the fact that the Petit family works with traditional methods handed down form their grandparents and harvest the grapes manually. This is almost extinct in the cognac industry due to growing demand and the production of high quantities. André Petit came to some sort of fame in the industry by stopping their contract with Hennessy in the 1960s and deciding to produce themselves. Like many small producers from the Cognac region, they also specialize in the making of Pineau des Charentes.  

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