A de Fussigny Sélection Cognac

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Cognac age
VS

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Growth area
Blend

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Bottle size
700ml
ABV
40%
Brand
A de Fussigny Cognac
C$ 72
excl. shipping

Tasting review

Eye: Bright gold.

Nose: Vine flowers and warm vanilla. Elegant and floral with notes of jasmine, violet and honeysuckle, followed by aromas of black tea, mango and orange peel.

Palate: Well-balanced structure that unveils delicate white pepper and nutmeg, slowly leading to fresh citrus fruit. A long and well-rounded finish with notes of soft vanilla.

Awards

  • San Francisco World Spirits Competition - 2011 - Gold
  • China Wine & Spirits Awards - 2013 - Gold

Description

A de Fussigny Sélection Cognac: Smooth, Subtle and Elegant

In a creative and complex blend of eaux-de-vie from several terroirs, the A de Fussigny Sélection Cognac finds a bold balance between fruity and floral flavors, with warming notes of spices and sweet vanilla that perfume both palate and nose. Part of the estate's Création series, this VS Cognac comprises a blend of eaux-de-vie from the Grand Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois appellations, matured between two and ten years in Limousin and Tronçais oak barrels. The Sélection Cognac is described as "subtle and elegant", and has proved popular amongst Cognac connoisseurs who are fans of Fussigny’s work.

Located on the banks of the Charente river, this estate's distillery and cellars date back to 1814, rich in a history of barges passing by to transport and trade the precious eaux-de-vie and wine that render this region famous. Their more than 200-year-old cellars allow the aging process to take place in a humid environment, offering a unique and high quality to every Cognac that A De Fussigny produce.

This entry-level expression by A de Fussigny shines a spotlight on the craftsmanship of their cellar masters, using traditional distillation and ancestral expertise to combine qualities from each individual cru. The Sélection Cognac subtly showcases the floral elements of the Fine Champagne terroirs, while simultaneously revealing the fruity notes of Fins Bois and Borderies, bringing together these crus to produce a VS that celebrates Cognac as an entire region.

Presentation of the Bottle

Featuring the traditional A. de Fussigny logo engraved onto the bottle, this classic and slim bottle makes it the ideal gift for a loved one, or simply as an aesthetic accompaniment to other Cognacs in your collection. The delicate handwriting on the label assures the high quality one comes to expect from A de Fussigny, signed off by the master blenders themselves at the legendary domaine.

How to Enjoy

The A de Fussigny Sélection can be enjoyed over ice, as a long drink with sparkling water or tonic, or as a spirit base to a cocktail. Its floral notes would pair well with a fresh and/or citrus-based dessert, perhaps a lemon tart or mango sorbet.

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About A de Fussigny Cognac

Located in the historical center of Cognac, France, A de Fussigny Cognac was established in 1814 on the banks of the iconic Charente River. The brand pushes the idea of modern luxury, incorporating tradition, authenticity and craftsmanship with modernity and innovation. The estate's 200-year-old cellar has a particularly humid environment thanks to its proximity to the river, meaning the maturation process produces a high quality and unique character to Fussigny’s Cognac. The estate boasts a selection of Cognacs from all growing terroirs, but focuses primarily on distilling eaux-de-vie from the prestigious Fine Champagne region (Petite and Grande Champagne), utilising the rich soils to concentrate on high quality and a distinct flavor profile. Using ancestral expertise and savoir-faire, the estate's seasoned cellar master blends the finest selection of eaux-de-vie to produce a particular finesse to each flavor, adding a complex character to each individual Cognac.

A de Fussigny Cognac has a no-plastic policy, ensuring they do not use or create plastic waste for their packaging.

Visit Cognac A de Fussigny: 11 rue des Gabariers, 16100 Cognac, +33 (0) 5 45 36 61 36, visits and tastings available Monday-Friday 09:00 am - 12:15 pm, 01:30 pm - 04:00 pm by appointment. Call or contact via their website: www.adefussigny.com.

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