Growth area & soil: Petite Champagne
Bache Gabrielsen 1973 Single Estate Cognac
An elegant vintage, the 1973 Single Estate Cognac was born amongst the limestone soil of one of the most renowned regions in the Cognac; Petite Champagne. Distilled from the white wine of the Ugni Blanc grape, it possesses a satisfying flavour that an experience Cognac connoisseur would devour.
With grapes exclusively from the property of M.Laidet, of the village Sainte Seurin de Palenne, this Cognac’s origins are as idyllic as its delectable blend. Classified as a Single Estate Cognac and a limited numbered edition, it’s a choice with undeniable rarity. Double distilled by Thomas in the pleasant village of Ars, it then went on to be stored in oak barrels from the favourably Limousin to generate a memorable finish.
Presentation of the bottle
Expertly bringing its vintage charm to be placed in the hands of a modern-day connoisseur, this is a bottle that is both tantalising and captivating. Tall and imposing with its bold black labelling, its design is as unforgettable as its blend. With a traditional cork lid that boasts an enjoyable simplicity, this is truly a classic for every Cognac collector.
How to enjoy
To fully appreciate the ageing process that has harnessed unique flavours from a Single Estate, this Cognac should be enjoyed alone. Add a dash of water to allow the divine blend to fully embody.
About Bache Gabrielsen Cognac
Bache-Gabrielsen is a medium-sized family Cognac house with an international history. The company was created in 1905, and so it celebrated its 100th anniversary in the last few years. With its clean design, Cognac Bache-Gabrielsen takes an important position in the Cognac market, exporting mainly to Scandinavian countries. Hervé Bache-Gabrielsen, the fourth generation at the head of the company, is certainly aware that the Cognac industry is undergoing changes, with the international market being heavily developed and marketing strategies refined to cater for a younger, more fashionable consumer base. Given the size of the company compared to the major cognac houses, it is surprising to discover that this Norwegian cognac brand is the market leader in the sale of Cognac in Norway!
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