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A bold blend for any occasion, Delpeche Fougerat VSOP Cognac
The award-winning VSOP by Delpech Fougerat is a favorite of Cognac connoisseurs on each and every continent, making its name after taking home the prestigious double gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition.
Delpech Fougerat has two estates in the Petite Champagne terroir, with a history dating back to 1777. The family-run business found fame thanks to the quality of the Cognacs they produce, but have equally moved into other spirit markets using various distillation methods, both experimental and traditional.
The bright copper color of their VSOP is a testament to the aging process it has undertaken in Limousin Oak casks at the family's estate in Petite Champagne. Its nose boasts beautiful aromas of vanilla, peach, citrus and dried fruits with a delicately perfumed floral bouquet. It has a well-balanced and fruity palate lifted by sweet notes of caramel and Bourbon vanilla, an elegant drinking experience that boldly blends the kick of citrus with fresh fruit, flowers and gourmand caramel and vanilla. Its long finish lingers on the tongue with a persistent and pleasurable aftertaste.
Delpech Fougerat VSOP Awards
- 2015 Concours Général Agricole in Paris : Gold Medal
- 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition : Gold Medal
- 2016 San Francisco World Spirits Competition : Gold Medal
- 2016 Spirits Selection - Concours Mondial de Bruxelles : Silver Medal
How to Enjoy:
This delightful VSOP is equally as powerful neat as it is mixed into a long drink. Why not utilize the notes of yellow peach and citrus by integrating the Delpech Fougerat VSOP into a refreshing peach julep?
- Mix 1 fl. oz peach nectar and 2 fl. oz rooibos ice tea in a mixing glass.
- Squeeze half a lemon into the glass.
- Add 2 fl. oz of Delpech Fougerat VSOP and 1 fl. oz of Lillet Blanc and stir.
- Double strain into a tall glass filled with ice, garnish with a few mint leaves and lemon wedge.
Presentation of the Bottle:
This elegant and tall bottle is simple yet stylish in its design. Featuring a sketch of Delpeche Fougerat's Petite Champagne domain and the family's coat of arms, it’s clear history plays a big part in the estate's Cognac production.
Presented in traditional style Cognac bottle with an attractive contemporary label, it looks great displayed on any drinks bar. And thanks to the many generations of knowledge handed down through the generations, you can rest assured that it's been created with love, passion, and the traditions that the family has passed on from father to son.
About Delpech Fougerat Cognac
Cognac Delpech Fougerat has two separate domains in the heart of the Petite Champagne. With a history that can be traced back to 1777, the cognac house produces blends of all ages, and have cognacs in their cellars that date back to the beginning of the 1800s. Using the Folle Blanche, Colombard and Ugni Blanc grapes, Delpech Fougerat, although relatively small in size, is enjoyed by consumers on all continents.
Led by the son of the Vinet-Delpech distillery, Jean-Baptiste, 'Les Brûleries Modernes' is a new collection of liquors to emerge almost 250 years after the family’s origins in the Cognac region.
So why “brûlerie”? The word in French means the “act of burning,” and in fact dates all the way back to the fifteenth century of Cognac production. It was at this time that the distillation process was referred to as “burning” the eaux-de-vie at the heart of Les Brûleries Modernes in traditional Charentais pot stills.
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