Vintage Cognac

Vintage: Single Year Neat

A Vintage Cognac is a Cognac from a single year and a single harvest, not a blend from different eaux-de-vie like an XO or a Learn more

Vintage: Single Year Neat

A Vintage Cognac is a Cognac from a single year and a single harvest, not a blend from different eaux-de-vie like an XO or a VSOP. It is also referred to as a Millésime Cognac. We commonly know this from Whisky as “single barrel“, which means the spirit comes from one single source: one year, one estate, one barrel.

The difference between Cognac and Whiskey is that for Cognac, the art lies in the blending. Vintage Cognacs are quite uncommon, although it is a trend that is becoming more and more popular. It's actually a very special gift to find a Vintage Cognac of a birthday, or one that marks an anniversary.

In order for a Cognac house to be allowed to bottle a Vintage, there are legal obligations that need to be followed. The National Cognac Bureau (BNIC) has to verify that procedure is respected. Once the Cognac producer has decided to set aside a selection of barrels for the Vintage designation, an official from the BNIC comes and seals the barrels and then makes sure they are locked away for restricted access only. It is important that the bottling date is written on the label, as this indicates for how long the Cognac was actually aged in the barrel for, because Cognac stops aging once bottled.

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    The colour: Amber. On the nose: Early hints of hazelnut, then dried apricots and figs, also some smooth spices like white pepper and coriander. In the mouth: Some orange and ginger bread, while the aftertaste is quite smooth and long.

    The colour: Amber. On the nose: Early hints of hazelnut, then dried apricots and figs, also some smooth spices like white pepper and coriander. In the mouth:...

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    The Borderies eaux-de-vie develops a certain floral and spicy note after 12 years of ageing. On the nose: Some notes of violets, orange blossoms, followed by ginger. Hints of vanilla. On the palate: Fine almonds, some raisin. The finish is long and balanced.

    The Borderies eaux-de-vie develops a certain floral and spicy note after 12 years of ageing. On the nose: Some notes of violets, orange blossoms, followed...

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    $935

    On the nose the Hine 1981 presents slight notes of honey and mature fruits, in the mouth: A real pleasure.

    On the nose the Hine 1981 presents slight notes of honey and mature fruits, in the mouth: A real pleasure.

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    $431

    Hine 1990 Grande Champagne vintage review: Good deal of pepper bread, brioche and some honey on the nose - flowers. Slightly spiced, a great and long finish. Clearly a complex cognac, for connaisseurs.

    Hine 1990 Grande Champagne vintage review: Good deal of pepper bread, brioche and some honey on the nose - flowers. Slightly spiced, a great and long finish....

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    $347

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    $113

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    700ml / 46,8%
    $155

    Tasting review by Grosperrin: Old gold color. Decadant nose, striking the nose with the very best of what a Grande Champagne cognac can offer. Tantalizes with hawthorn and bright notes of oak and licorice. Then currants, candied apricot. In the mouth the attack is fresh and tasty, soon giving way to nectar and and explosion of spices. A satisfyingly long...

    Tasting review by Grosperrin: Old gold color. Decadant nose, striking the nose with the very best of what a Grande Champagne cognac can offer. Tantalizes...

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    $140

    Tasting review by Grosperrin: A deep amber color. On the nose, musky aroma, winey (vieux Sémillon), with a touch of acetic notes. On the palate, the first notes have a predominance of nutmeg and licorice. The finish is quite short.

    Tasting review by Grosperrin: A deep amber color. On the nose, musky aroma, winey (vieux Sémillon), with a touch of acetic notes. On the palate, the first...

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    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression: Exotic fruit Maincharacter: Fruit Characteristics: Passion fruit, melon

    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression: Exotic fruit Maincharacter: Fruit Characteristics: Passion fruit, melon

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    $755

    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression : Vanilla. Main character : Well matured bouquet. Characteristics : Tobacco leaf, mushroom, leather.

    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression : Vanilla. Main character : Well matured bouquet. Characteristics : Tobacco leaf, mushroom, leather.

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    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression : Vanilla. Main character : Mellowness. Characteristics : Floral, iris, cedar wood, mountain honey.

    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression : Vanilla. Main character : Mellowness. Characteristics : Floral, iris, cedar wood, mountain honey.

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    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression : Orange peel. Main character : Liquorice. Characteristics : citrus fruit, carnation, hint of freshly toasted bread, delicate.

    Tasting notes by Hine: First impression : Orange peel. Main character : Liquorice. Characteristics : citrus fruit, carnation, hint of freshly toasted...

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    $137

    Tasting review by Pinard: The wooded nose has aromas marked liquorice, honey and spices. The color is typical of very old Cognac, deep amber. The silky mouth of the venerable Cognac this complexity, roundness, and delicacy. The long finish is exceptional.

    Tasting review by Pinard: The wooded nose has aromas marked liquorice, honey and spices. The color is typical of very old Cognac, deep amber. The silky...

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    500ml / 43%
    $107

    Tasting review: Strong, floral aromas characteristic of the unique terroir of the Fins Bois de Jarnac.

    Tasting review: Strong, floral aromas characteristic of the unique terroir of the Fins Bois de Jarnac.

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    $239

    Tasting notes by Leopold Gourmel: Eye: Deep amber with "roman" colors & gothic sparklesNose: Enticing finesse, harmonized notes with a happy marriage between wood & wild flowers, vanilla & red fruitsPalate: Silky on the tongue completed by a nice opening & lingering finish. Notes of wood enhanced by light spicy flavors & touch of vanilla. Velvety finish...

    Tasting notes by Leopold Gourmel: Eye: Deep amber with "roman" colors & gothic sparklesNose: Enticing finesse, harmonized notes with a happy marriage...

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    Tasting notes from Hine Cognac: Blonde tobacco, lilac, ancient roses and sticks of liquorice follow one after the other like a cavalry. Nothing about this experience is boring and yet harmony reigns supreme.

    Tasting notes from Hine Cognac: Blonde tobacco, lilac, ancient roses and sticks of liquorice follow one after the other like a cavalry. Nothing about this...

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    Dobbé tasting note: This “Brut de Fût” cognac is well balanced, with fine nuances of leather and dried fruits (walnuts and hazelnuts). This full-bodied, well-rounded cognac has spicy tones, which are followed by subtle hints of flowers and black fruits.

    Dobbé tasting note: This “Brut de Fût” cognac is well balanced, with fine nuances of leather and dried fruits (walnuts and hazelnuts). This full-bodied,...

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    350ml / 53,5%
    $128

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    700ml / 42%
    $107

    Tasting review by Raymond Ragnaud: Color: deep amber Nose: floral expressions with various plant aromas Palate: tender, almost 'fleshy', with strong tones of spicy grape, plum, and mirabelle plum. Finish:  daffodil, cherries, and ginger.

    Tasting review by Raymond Ragnaud: Color: deep amber Nose: floral expressions with various plant aromas Palate: tender, almost 'fleshy', with strong tones...

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    700ml / 41%
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    350ml / 49,7%
    $299

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