Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
The Reserve Guillon-Painturaud Cognac is one of the oldest Cognacs of the collections produced by this house. A blend made up eaux-de-vie exclusively from the Grande Champagne: Premier Cru, its aromas reveal all of its secrets offering a smoothness that are also found across on the palate. Boasting an unrivalled air of sophistication, its prevailing strength contrasts beautifully against a floral dominance that is representative of its Grande Champagne origins.
Spanning over 19 hectares of land, the house of Guillon-Painturaud lies in the heart of the Grande Champagne region, 1st cru of Cognac. Dating back as far as 1610, the family's ancestors are responsible for cultivating the land in which they use to grow to its vines today. Today, the brand applies their meticulous craftsmanship to producing ranges of both Cognac and Pineau des Charentes.
Presentation of the bottle
Displayed in a traditional style bottle, this is an excellent value Reserve Cognac worthy of a place next to other firm favorites in your Cognac collection. It's simple yet elegant presentation serves it well as a tasteful gift idea for someone who appreciates all of life’s luxuries.
How to enjoy
This Cognac is a pure Grande Champagne blend of exceptional quality eaux-de-vie that serves delightfully as an after dinner digestif. Maison Guillon-Painturaud suggests pairing this mature Reserve Cognac with mature Mimolette cheese and fruit chutney.
Tasting notes of this Reserve
On the nose, spicy vanilla and a small amount of oak! Palate is sweet caramel/vanilla, spicy and dryed floral. It has a long aftertaste this is a nice balanced cognac. Money well spent. :)
About Guillon Painturaud Cognac
The Cognac house of Guillon-Painturaud has a history that can be traced back to the early seventeenth century, and covers 18 hectares of prime Premier Cru terrain. A traditionally run, artisan producer, the house produces a range of cognacs that are both affordable and will appeal to all levels of cognac drinker. They grow solely the Ugni Blanc grape, which they use to create their Cognacs and Pineau des Charentes. All of the process of Cognac production is carried out at the family farm, from the tending of the land and growing the fruits, through the distillation, aging, blending and bottling.
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