The delightful Park Vintage 1972 Cognac is, at present, in a minority in the cognac world - because there aren't that many vintage, year specific cognacs available. And we have to say, this one is a wonderful example of how great such a cognac can be.
The harvest of 1972 was the result of a cold and rainy spring that caused the vines to flower later than usual. But a dry, hot summer followed, allowing a well balanced maturation of the grapes. These had a high level of acidity, meaning the eaux-de-vie could be easily and well-preserved. This in turn made for an excellent quality distillation, resulting in rich, powerful wines...
This cognac is made of solely Petite Champagne eaux-de-vies, each high in the typical character of this terroir: delicate floral aromas with dominant fruity notes.
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Tasting review by Park Cognac:
Offers a variety of aromas such as dried apricots, blackcurrant, finishing with notes of pink grapefruit. The final note reveals hints of vanilla and milk chocolate with an exceptionally long finish.
Cognac Park is a brand produced by the large eaux-de-vie group Tessendier & Fils, a wholesaler who has a traceable history dating back to the 19th century. Presented in elegant ‘cognacaise’ bottles, the range encompasses all of the growing regions of the area, and produce blends both young and old. A relatively recent brand, the popularity of Cognac Park is beginning to grow, as more consumers in various countries become aware of its existence.