Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
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Grosperrin N°80 Grande Champagne Brut de Fût Cognac
A rare special Cognac from one of the most famous terroirs of the prestigious Grande Champagne region, located in Verrières, Brut de Fut N°80 is an emblem of its first class origins. A treasure, retrieved from deep down in the producers cellars, only half a barrel of this precious Cognac was found as it had been stored away, aging since 1981. Characteristic of Grande Champagne, this Cognac reveals complex notes with pure elegance, and its lengthy aging process in damp conditions is responsible for its powerful aromas of red fruits and prevailing rancio.
The house of Grosperrin collaborates with more than 150 local Cognac businesses spread across all six of the Cognac growing areas. In total, Grosperrin has contact with almost 4,300 farms which make up the rich and diverse grapes of the Cognac region. With years of buying and selling expertise under their belt, the house of Grosperrin source the finest eaux-de-vie the region has to offer. This is done all in the hope of achieving their ultimate ambition of achieving the finest expressions of the terroir.
Presentation of the bottle
Displayed in a contemporary decanter, the presentation of Brut de Fut N°80 offers a touch of tradition through the bottle's heavy base and long slim neck. Stamped with the Grosperrin brand label, the bottle illustrates the vigorous detail that has gone into producing such a rare and special Cognac. The shining amber color of the eaux-de-vie inside, alongside the bottle’s elegant form allows this Cognac to sit beautifully as a table centerpiece or amongst others in the drinks cabinet.
How to enjoy
A rare and exclusive Cognac like this one deserves your utmost attention during the tasting. Enjoy neat at room temperature to appreciate the Cognac in its entirety. To allow the aromas to develop even further, try adding a drop of mineral water or a couple of ice cubes to the glass.