The brand of Salignac Cognac is now owned by Courvoisier, and is a cognac that helped Courvoisier to remain stable throughout the global crisis, returning to growth in 2010. Salignac Cognac is younger and slightly less expensive than the famous Courvoisier brand. However, it is possible to find some extremely old Salignac cognacs dating back to the mid-1800s that can command high prices.
Specifically blended to be enjoyed over ice - this opens a whole new range of aromas and tastes:
At first notice nuts and hints of vanilla. As the ice melts it opens up the palate to fruits - at first white peach and orange, followed by lemon and mint
Eye: Golden honey.
Nose: Honey, apricot, coconut, caramel, fruit cake and raisins. Then develops into nose of rose, orange blossom, nutmeg and ginger.
Palate: Expect notes of dried fruits such as baked pear, muscat grape and pineapple soaked in Sauternes, gently toasted nuts,...