Growth area & soil: Borderies
A 2010 Vintage Cognac from the Borderies cru
For the ultimate vintage of the Borderies terroir, look no further than the La Guilde Cherves Richemont 2010 Borderies Cognac. The estate is located in the village of Cherves Richemont is in the north of the Cognac region, and makes it primely located in the heart of the Borderies. The Borderies cru is the smallest of them all, taking up just 5% of the whole region. The flavors and floral quality of eaux-de-vie from this terroir are deep and long-reaching.
The vintage year of 2010 is remembered as experiencing a near-perfect climate. The harvest took place at the end of September, and they harvested many ripe grapes at the perfect point of maturity. The final product is a complex Cognac that is well rounded but rich. The Cognac has been distilled using traditional methods and then aged in casks selected from a range of toasts and grains. Its eaux de vie offers a rich and complex palate of aromas.
Cherves Richmont is a village north of Cognac town, home to artisan Cognac producers who has been selected for their exceptional Cognacs that come from such a small area.
A fantastic, contemporary decanter. The label artwork is graphic and geometric, marking in black, white and violet the map of the estate. This is true dedication to the Borderies cru. Bottled at 42% ABV.
How to enjoy La Guilde Cherves Richmont Borderies 2010
Enjoy this Vintage neat, to savor every moment of that glorious 2010 harvest. It can also be enjoyed in a cocktail; namely, the Leviathan cocktail which was created by a barman at the Georges V hotel in Paris of the 1930s.
Looking for Borderies - a pleasant surprise: La Guilde Cherves Richemont Borderies 2010
Complex nose with nuances of quince, figs and dates, hay, dried flowers. On the palate also these dried dates and figs, wax, floral sweetness (as you get from tasting honey clover) mingled with creamy toffee. The finish is of medium length with fine tannins and really elegant.
A fine example
A beautiful amber in the glass, an absolutely honest jewel like color. The nose is floral, the way nectar must smell to bees, perfume before being distilled into an essence. Sweet, but floral-sweet, not fruit, very pleasant with just a hint of the 42% abs. The mild finish is not particularly lengthy. An...
About La Guilde du Cognac
La Guilde du Cognac is not so much a Cognac house, rather it’s a way to bring a range of products to market that’ve been created by small, artisan producers of the region. It’s the creation of Maison Villevert, a house that boasts a history that can be traced back as far as 1487. The concept is about bringing the expertise of some of the most talented small producers to the notice of a larger global population: a population of Cognac connoiseurs who understand and cherish true quality when they taste it.
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