Tiffon Chateau de Triac Reserve de la Famille Cognac
Groeigebied (Cru) & bodem: Fins Bois
Tradition and Time: a Family Reserve from Tiffon
Grown, distilled and aged on the Tiffon family estate, this exquisite Cognac comes from the vineyards around the Château de Triac and has been aged for around 50 to 60 years. Only grapes from the Fins Bois growing region are used for the Château de Triac Reserve de la Famille Cognac, and the eaux-de-vie have been aged in casks made of fine-grained oak from the Forest of Tronçais in central France.
The magnificent Château de Triac, located just 3 miles east of the town of Jarnac, has been home to the Tiffon family since 1875. The estate encompasses 40 hectares of Grande Champagne and Fins Bois vines, all overseen by Cellar Master Richard Braastad. The Braastad name first entered the business of making Cognac when a Norwegian named Sverre Braastad married into the Tiffon family; ever since, this Nordic connection has won Braastad’s Cognacs a solid fanbase in Norway - and beyond. Known for their devotion to traditional Cognac-producing methods, the family still carry out whole process on their modestly-sized estate, same as they did in the 19th Century.
Presentation of the Bottle
The Château de Triac Reserve de la Famille Cognac features a classic, tall bottle with a squared-off neck, a deep punt and a wooden cork. An elegant presentation box, featuring an illustration of the family home, completes the package.
How to Enjoy Chateau de Triac Reserve de la Famille Cognac
The leather and walnut aromas of this fine aged Cognac are perfectly complemented by a cigar. For non-smokers, simply savor this on its own in a tulip glass, or pair with a lavish platter of cheese and fruits after dinner. Best enjoyed at room temperature.
Over Tiffon Cognac
With strong ties to the Scandinavian country of Norway, the history of Cognac Tiffon dates back to 1875. Tiffon is to this day a family run business, and is based at the beautiful family home, the Chateau de Triac, just 5 kms from the town of Jarnac. The Chateau itself has a battle-scarred and convoluted history, dating back to the 11th century, which includes being razed to the ground by fires and completely demolished during the Hundred Years’ War. Today, the family grows 40 hectares of Grande Champagne and Fins Bois vines, overseen by cellar master Richard Braastad, who comes from an old cognac producers’ family.
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