This Pinard XO 1990 Vintage Cognac has been produced from grapes made in accordance with the specifications UNIA method Lemaire-Boucher. This means the grapes were grown without the use of chemical fertilisers, weedkillers, and synthetic pesticides. Any products that were produced after the implementation iof EU regulations on organic production (in 1991), cannot be controlled or certified "AB".
So - more about what to expect from this delightful old cognac. It first tantalises the eye with it's deep amber hue so typical of truly old cognacs. Extremely aromatic, this little beauty takes you on a journey that's somewhat complex, yet delicate and truly rounded. And of course, that all important finish is long and satisfying...
This is an XO cognac that offers amazing value for money - it's certainly one that more than deserves its place in the finest of drinks cabinets.
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Tasting review by Pinard:
The wooded nose has aromas marked liquorice, honey and spices. The color is typical of very old Cognac, deep amber. The silky mouth of the venerable Cognac this complexity, roundness, and delicacy. The long finish is exceptional.
The Guy Pinard Familly is a pioneer of organic winery in France and is the first organic Cognac producer. Pinard's property is situated in the little village of Foussignac, in the heart of the “Fins Bois de Jarnac” a small sub-region which has been renowned for its elegant and floral cognacs for hundreds of years. This specific “terroir”, together with the organic methods and the Pinard family know-how leads to authentic Cognacs.