Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Hine Vintage Millésime 1957 Cognac
An exceptional year, Hine Vintage Millesime 1957 is an emblem of the Grande Champagne. Having spent decades maturing underground, Millesime 1957 is produced from Ugni Blanc vines which are, of course, rooted in the special premier cru soils. As a result, the eaux-de-vie selected for this Cognac boast characteristics of the first class quality. Meaning, those who are lucky enough to try such an outstanding Cognac, are transported on a sensory journey that cannot be forgotten.
This Vintage 1957 contains sweet and floral notes including; candied fruit, vanilla, apricot, fig and jasmine. Offering sweet and delicate undertones, the natural richness of such a well-aged Cognac allows it to leave a distinct and lasting impression after tasting.
The House of Hine draws its identity from the heart of two Premier Crus, the Grande Champagne and the Petite Champagne. Single vintages have been a signature of the House of Hine for decades. Each vintage is a liquid snapshot that captures the essence of a particular year, echoing the elaboration of fine wines and Champagnes. Matching such high standards is only possible in years when nature provides optimal conditions for the growth of exceptional quality vines of which the best grapes can be selected from.
From vintage blends, to the single plot offerings, Cognac produced by Hine share the same attributes of delicacy, vivacity and finesse.
Presentation of the bottle
Slender and sleek, the Hine Millesime 1957 Cognac’s bottle design is as luxurious as the Cognac it houses. Its beautiful pale amber colouring embodies the supple flavourings and exceptional quality that is contained inside the bottle. The classic and timeless design of the decanter means it would sit nicely alongside others in your collection. Arriving with a bespoke gift box, it is the perfect present for a Cognac connoisseur.
How to enjoy
Having found its alcohol content naturally over time, this vintage Cognac contains unparalleled elegance and infinite depth that should be enjoyed one sip at a time. Drink neat from a tulip glass, as the narrow top of this type of glass will delicately distribute the arrival of aromas during the tasting.
About Hine Cognac
Located in the heart of the Grande Champagne, the premium wine growing area of the Cognac region, the house of Hine has been producing some of the most exquisite Cognacs for six generations, when it was better known as T Hine & Co Cognac. The estate boasts an exceptional 173 acres of vineyards, and the house has a very special tradition of producing relatively small quantities - but with a very high standard in quality. One of their trademarks is to store their vintage casks in damp cellars in Bristol, England. This way, the Thomas Hine Cognac goes through a uniquely different ageing process due to the humidity of the seaside town, which differs somewhat to that of the southwestern coast of France. These highly priced vintage bottles are called “Hine Early-Landed Vintage Cognac”.
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