Grosperrin 2010 Folle Blanche Fins Bois Organic Cognac

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Cognac age
Vintage

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Growth area
Fins Bois

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Bottle size
700ml
ABV
46,8%
Vintage year
2010
Brand
Grosperrin Cognac
$ 118
excl. shipping

Tasting review

Eye: Amber with copper reflections.

Nose: Initial aromas of ripe grapes, candied fruit, prunes. The aromas are surprisingly advanced, with a touch of rancio and a curious oily quality.

Palate: At once sweet and delicious, with peach and apricot. The development is spicy and well balanced, leaning towards the exotic side. Complex, unique and rare. 

Description

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Grosperrin Organic 2010 Folle Blanche Fins Bois Cognac: a Rare Single Vintage

This very rare cognac has been produced exclusively from the Folle Blanche grape - a variety which was once the traditional grape variety of the Cognac and Armagnac regions of France. Today it accounts for only about 1% of grapes grown in this region. The wines used for the Grosperrin Organic 2010 Folle Blanche Fins Bois Cognac came from a small plot of land used for organic farming in the village of Herpes, near Courbillac. This organic single vintage Cognac is presented at a cask strength of 46.8% ABV, giving it a fantastically sweet, full-bodied palate and intense aromas.

Grosperrin Cognac was created in 1992 by Cognac broker and merchant, Jean Grosperrin. After working in the wine industry for many years, Jean had created valuable relationships with winegrowers in Cognac, and contacts through which he could purchase some of the oldest and most sought after eaux-de-vies that had been produced over the decades in Charente. Today the house is still very much a family affair, being run by Jean and Guilhem Grosperrin.  All Grosperrin Cognacs produced are strictly controlled, with dates and vintages being fully traceable.

Presentation of the Bottle

The Grosperrin Organic 2010 Folle Blanche Fins Bois Cognac comes in a stylish, tall bottle with a thick base, slim neck and wood-topped cork. The package is completed by a stylish presentation box with the Grosperrin name prominently displayed. It’s certainly the perfect gift for anyone with a 2010 anniversary. 

How to Enjoy

To fully appreciate the individuality of this vintage Cognac, we suggest enjoying it neat in a tulip glass - after letting it rest for 30 seconds to develop fully. A dash of water may be added to lower the alcohol percentage and allow the aromas to open up further.

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About Grosperrin Cognac

This relatively new, independent cognac house was created in 1992 and the brand named after its founder. 

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