Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Frapin N°7 Cognac Serie Multimillésime - 3 Vintages, 100% Grande Champagne
A stunning trifecta of Cognac Vintage magic, the Frapin Multimillésime Serie N°7 Cognac is a combination of three vintages selected for their aromatic potential and characteristics that blend so wonderfully together: from the years 1989, 1991 and 1993.
Forming part of the “Trésors du Château” collection, this is a one of a kind example of alchemy. The Frapin Cellar Master, Patrice Piveteau calls this “A sensorial trio that continues the quest of excellence initiated in 2008…”
All three of the Vintages selected for this Frapin Serie No.7 are derived from a single estate in the highly esteemed Grande Champagne terroir, renowned for its finesse when it comes to producing eaux-de-vie.
- The 1989 Vintage gives this Cognac structure, with a seductive nose of floral and fruity notes such as iris and quince jam. On the palate, the notes are woody and gorgeous vanilla.
- The 1991 Vintage ultimately gifts this Cognac with finesse and subtlety. Aromatic accents include orange, apricot candied fruits, honey and spices.
- The 1993 Vintage charges this Cognac with strength. The aromas of citrus are followed by apricot along with delicate woody notes. On the palate, it is particularly powerful. Discover notes of dried fruit, hazelnut and honey - alongside the famous rancio for which the Premier Cru is particularly celebrated.
The high chalk content in the soil is down to millions of years of fossilization; unique to this small Cognac cru. The chalk combined with the optimum amount of sunlight exposure, and the rolling vineyards that span the area makes for light, fine and floral eaux-de-vie with a lengthy finish.
Frapin have come to embody the essence of excellent Cognac production. Their estate, which today emcompasses 240 hectares of vineyards, can be found in the Premier Cru, the Grande Champagne. They can trace their history all the way back to 1270, and have passed down years of savoir-faire to be where they are now. 21 generations later, and their hand-crafted single estate Cognacs are world-famous.
How to enjoy a Frapin Multimillésime Cognac
To truly appreciate the art of three Vintage Cognacs combined, it is best to enjoy a rarity such as the Frapin Multimillésime Serie No.7 neat from a balloon glass, at room temperature. This way, the flavors and aromas can develop fully.
Presentation of the bottle
Bottled in a classic Cognac tasting bottle, this Cognac perfectly encapsulates both tradition and modernity. The label is simple, classic and tasteful, and it arrives in a stunning burgundy and gold Frapin presentation sleeve. It is bottled at 40.8% ABV in a 70cl bottle.
This product is limited to one bottle for each customer.
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About Frapin Cognac
The Frapin family has been around the Southwest of France since 1270. Always active in the domain of winegrowing, they specialized in distillation much later on and have since continued to stand strong throughout twenty one generations! The estate owns 340 hectares of land entirely in the Grande Champagne area, of which 240 are planted with vines. Frapin’s home in the beautiful castle Fontpinot in the town of Segonzac. The most famous family member was the 16th century author Francois Rabelais, after whom a prestigious Frapin Cognac bottle is named: The Cuvee Rabelais, rather fittingly, the house of Frapin is also the only Cognac estate granted permission to call itself a Chateau within the entire Grande Champagne cru. Alongside many other accolades, Frapin was the first Cognac producer to invent a multi-vintage blend, combining vintages of different years to create the perfect taste.
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