Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
A Grande Champagne Réserve Rare Cognac in an “Antique Bullée” bottle and wooden box
Presenting a fine Antique bottle from a truly refined Cognac house - the Raymond Ragnaud Réserve Rare Cognac “Bouteille Antique Bullée”. This Réserve Cognac has been aged for approximately 18 years in French oak barrels, and is made up of a stunning blend of Cognacs from the Grande Champagne terroir.
Presented in a bubble bottle and wooden box, it will make a fantastic gift for Cognac lovers everywhere. A fresh and harmonious Cognac that perfectly captures the lively aromas of the Grande Champagne, it is also exceptionally smooth.
The “Premier Cru”, as this growing area is also known, has developed a reputation for creating the finest Cognacs of all thanks to the high chalk content of the soil, optimal sun exposure and undulating hills.
The Raymond Ragnaud estate, also known as the Château of Ambleville sits enviably on the slopes of the Grande Champagne, having established themselves from just a small vineyard in 1860. The estate now comprises of three vineyards: Ambleville, Criteuil, and Lignières-Sonneville covering 47 hectares altogether.
For the last three decades, Françoise Ragnaud-Bricq has carried on the family tradition by supervising the grape harvest each year with her years of savoir-faire.
Presentation of the bottle
It has been proofed and bottled at 41% ABV, and arrives in a simple, tall bottle with a red wax bottle seal. The wooden box is truly authentic and will look fantastic on show.
How to enjoy
Enjoy this Cognac neat, and at room temperature. It will also go fantastically on the rocks and in a long drink.
About Raymond Ragnaud Cognac
Covering 47 hectares of Grande Champagne vineyards, Cognac Raymond Ragnaud is a family run house with a history that can be traced back to 1860. Producing ranges under the labels “Premier”, “Prestige” and “Carafe”, Raymond Ragnaud cognacs are created in the time old traditions that have been passed down through the centuries. Over the past few years the house has concentrated on increasing overseas sales, and now around 75 per cent of all Raymond Ragnaud Cognac are exported around the world.
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