Growth area & soil: Petite Champagne
A Rare Gem from Normandin-Mercier
The delightful Normandin-Mercier Petite Champagne Rare Cognac has had a makeover! Now this top-quality, hors d'âge delight is presented in a beautiful decanter, with classic lines and lovely looks, making it a wonderful Cognac to display in a cabinet. But it’s more than just a pretty face - the precious contains within are certainly special, too. Made solely from eaux-de-vie grown in the Petite Champagne region, it represents everything great about this cru. A rare offering, it is of hors d'âge quality and presented overproof at 44%.
Normandin-Mercier Petite Champagne Rare Cognac is a deliciously well-rounded cognac that has been created with passion and knowledge that's been handed down over generations. The Normandin-Mercier house dates back to 1872, and is situated in the beautiful surroundings of Château de la Péraudière. Their centuries of experience shine through in each cognac produced, including this rare Petite Champagne number. Today, Normandin-Mercier’s reputation is upheld by Edouard, Jean-Marie and Audrey Normandin, who form a formidable family unit.
Petite Champagne Rare Cognac boasts an outstanding long finish and captivating concentration. Seductive with its cask strength and intense with its empyreumatic notes, tastes of blond coffee and cedarwood join to form a delectable union of flavor and power. As with many cognacs of this age, this rare gem is best taken neat, to fully experience the exquisite explosion of flavors and aromas it encompasses.
Its new-and-improved look is marked by a luxurious, old-timey decanter bottle, recalling treasures from charming eras past. More can be learnt about this outstanding cognac, and the proud house behind it, by reading our blog article: Normandin-Mercier: Cognac Aged at the Atlantic Coast.
Old and NOT in the way
Gorgeous brownish gold, dark copper in the glass. Old in the nose, complex and interesting, wood,tobacco, mild spices. After 50 years in wood this cognac is a wonderful petite champagne, mellow and complex, mouth-filling. Produced with no additives, 44% abv, but kind to the palate. Spices with...
A beautiful Petite Champagne
It is hard to find mature cognacs from Petite Champagne. This is one worth exploring. It has a mature expression on the mouth, it is elegant with tones of dried fruits, leather, mocca and oak. This cognac is quite delicate in the mouth, the body is long with a lot of taste. The after taste is also...
About Normandin Mercier Cognac
Concentrating solely on cognacs produced from both the Petite and Grande Champagne, Cognac J Normandin-Mercier is based in the beautiful surroundings of Chateau de la Peraudiere. The brand remains faithful to its century old traditions to create cognacs that range from a VSOP upwards, along with a selection of Pineau de Charentes. This family run cognac house is today headed by Edouard, Jean-Marie and Audrey Normandin, who together strive to ensure their products are created with the personal touch and expertise for which the brand has become known for.
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