Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Prunier Rare Vintage 1988 Grande Champagne Cognac
A spectacularly unique single year blend, Prunier Rare Vintage 1988 Grande Champagne Cognac that has been aged via the original method of allowing the eaux-de-vie to age in new oak casks stored in a very humid cellar for the first 15 years of the maturation process. Then later, moved to mature in old casks in a much drier cellar in order to preserve all of the wonderful Grande Champagne (premier cru) aromas. With dominating notes of dried fruits, this Cognac offers a superb and long after-taste, leaving a long-lasting impression on those lucky enough to taste it.
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 very bright pale golden coloring.
Let the Cognac do the talking and enjoy neat or with a splash of water. Alternatively, if you are a more experimental cognac drinker - the Cognac cocktail is an exciting way to experience the flavours of an eaux-de-vie in a different light. Mixing a vintage Cognac with an Old Fashioned (brandy, sugar, bitters and ice) for example, creates a cocktail that is rich and full of flavour that can be drunk alone as a digestif after eating.
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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