Godet VSOP Original Cognac: a Mature Blend, Made For Sipping
Aged for over a decade - much longer than required for this age category - the Godet VSOP Original Cognac is intended to show the influence of oak on spirit. Composed of eaux-de-vie from the Fins Bois as well as Grande and Petite Champagne, this expression blends some of the finest regions of Cognac seamlessly, all aged by the west coat of France. Thanks to its extended maturation by the sea, the fruity spirit has been mellowed and complemented by rich tannins and notes of dried fruit.
Founded in 1782, Godet Cognac ranges amongst the oldest Cognac houses. The Godet family has been based in the seaside town and former trading hub La Rochelle for 400 years and since the very beginnings of Cognac production, they have played an important role in perfecting this culture. Cognac Godet has been in the hands of the same family for an astonishing 15 generations, who have placed tradition and excellence at the heart of their business. Godet is also one of the few Cognac producers who focus on cultivating and using the Folle Blanche grape variety, the original Cognac grape.
The Godet family's expertise in wine-making results in outstanding wine and Champagne as well as Cognac - an excellent standing for a family-run company. The business is headed by Godet president Jean-Jacques Godet, assisted by his three sons Jean Eduard, Maxime and Cyril.
Awards and Accolades
- San Francisco Wine & Spirits Competition 2017 - Double Gold Medal, Best in Class
- International Wine & Spirits Competition London 2017 - Silver Medal
- Cathay Pacific Hong Kong Wine & Spirits Competition 2017 - Silver Medal
- International Wine & Spirits Competition London 2011 - Best in Class
- BTI Chicago 2009 - Gold Medal
- International Wine & Spirits Competition London 2009 - Silver Medal
- International Wine & Spirits Competition London 2005 - Silver Medal
- Poznan Poland 2005 - Gold Medal
Presentation of the Bottle
With its classic curves, precious details and modern visual elements, this is a bottle that is sure to stand out in any liquor cabinet. The deep punt and minimalist label keep the design simple but effective, while the presentation box features a bold all-over graphic design with red and copper accents. This bottle would make a fantastic gift for any Cognac enthusiast.
Set other Cognacs aside to mix in cocktails or long drinks; this is one to sip slowly. The fresh aromas of peach and florals make this VSOP perfect as an aperitif, digestif, or simply enjoyed on a late summer afternoon.
Over Godet Cognac
The house of Godet has been run by the family for 14 generations. It is a perfect example of a cognac house that deeply believes in the tradition of this spirit and its origins. At the same time, Godet manages to move with modern times, having recently created a cognac from a grape that is almost extinct in the cognac industry: Folle Blache. This cognac is called "Antarctica Godet" and was inspired by a 2-month sailing trip to the South Pole.
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