Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Frapin VS Premier Grand Cru Cognac
Frapin's VS Cognac is a 100% Grande Champagne product and the youngest blend that the house of Frapin offers. A vibrant blend that has been aged for a minimum of 2 years in total. Great finesse is a characteristic prominent in this Grande Champagne Cognac, as a result of a special distillation process on fine lees. Presenting class and style, VS is the ultimate party drink that deserves to take center stage when entertaining guests.
The house of Frapin is fronted by a family of award winning pioneers in the art of blending vintage eaux-de-vie, as they were in fact the very first Cognac house to produce a mult-vintage blend. Favouring advanced techniques and natural treatments, Frapin are an innovative Cognac house with a vision for sustainable development. Based in the heart of the Grande Champagne region and covering hundreds of hectares of land, Maison Frapin is a brand to be truly inspired by.
Presentation of the bottle
Showcased in a curvaceous carafe, the presentation of this VS is both chic and stylish from inside out. Its feminine form inflicts an added touch of elegance to an already premier class, Grande Champagne Cognac. Accompanied with a bold black and orange box, accents of gold reflect the brand's prestigious image and finish the bottle beautifully.
How to enjoy
Balancing beautifully harmony, Frapin VS Premier Grand Cru Cognac can be enjoyed alone or in cocktails. The house of Frapin suggests many cocktail recipes using Frapin VS as the base of the beverage. Our top pick is “Aspiration for Apricot”.
- 2 oz Cognac Frapin VS
- 1 tablespoon Apricot jam
- /.75 oz Lemon juice
- 2 dashes Angostura Bitters
- 1 small pinch or a shaving of cinnamon
Method: Combine the ingredients into a shaker and shake well. Strain up into a coupe and garnish with a dusting of cinnamon on top.
About Frapin Cognac
The Frapin family has been around the Southwest of France since 1270. Always active in the domain of winegrowing, they specialized in distillation much later on and have since continued to stand strong throughout twenty generations! The estate owns 300 hectares of land entirely in the Grande Champagne area, of which 200 are planted with vines. Frapin’s home in the beautiful caste Fontpinot in the town of Segonzac. The most famous family member was the 16th century author Francois Rabelais, after whom a prestigious Frapin cognac bottle is named: The Cuvee Rabelais. Like some other cognac houses, Frapin needs to extend business through diversifying into other luxury products such as chocolate or coffee. Frapin was the first cognac producer to invent a multi-vintage blend, combining vintages of different years to create the perfect taste.
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