Growth area & soil: Fins Bois
Prunier Rare Vintage 1968 Fins Bois Cognac
A splendid single-year Cognac from one of the oldest Cognac houses in the region, the Prunier Rare Vintage 1968 Fins Bois Cognac is selected from one standout harvest in a historic year of the Fins Bois terroir. Having been aged for a lengthy amount of time, this Cognac is just over 50 years old and boasts an extraordinarily powerful palate offering an array of taste sensations both of alcohol and of wider substance. It is a rather ‘masculine’ offering that is full bodied, yet well-balanced, possessing an unrivalled precision and reveals an elegant finish with notes of tannins and a combination of fresh mint and dark chocolate.
For over 250 years, Maison Prunier have been creating unique expressions by carefully putting each product under the magnifying glass. Spanning over eleven generations, Prunier stands as one of the oldest Cognac houses in the prestigious Cognac region and has learnt how to keep its own history alive together with its identity and esteem for its products. Without forgetting the past the house of Prunier continues without respite in striving to offer the best quality products. Through their passion for the craft, each member of the family has maintained the motto: quality and respect of local traditions. Contained inside each and every bottle rests the history and hard-work of the house’s family heritage.
Presented in a traditional decanter showcasing the Cognacs brilliant amber coloring with coppery highlights.
As this is a very mature vintage Cognac, it is best enjoyed neat. However, for those who are open to a more adventurous tasting experience - the rich notes and natural sweetness of the eaux-de-vie also pair perfectly with an equally powerful piece of dark chocolate.
About Prunier Cognac
Steeped in tradition, Cognac Prunier is a family run firm with cellars in the heart of the town of Cognac. The house does not own its own vineyards, instead, they buy the eaux-de-vie directly from supplying vine growers and distillers each year, and then carry out the ageing process in their own cellars.
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