The Frapin VSOP Grande Champagne Cognac is a blend created solely from eaux-de-vie from the premier cru of the region - Grande Champagne. A beautiful golden amber color, it delights with its complexity, yet is balanced with an exceedingly satisfying finish for a Cognac of this quality.
It's presented in a lovely carafe, which is a reproduction of a 16th century bottle. Naturally, such a Cognac has been highly decorated by experts around the world. These awards include:
is a Cognac from the Grande Champagne vineyards - Premier Cru de Cognac. The blend comes in a round 700 ml bottle.
Gold Medal in its category at the World Spirit Competition 2001 in San Francisco
Gold medal at the Prodexpo Wine Fair in Moscow in 2003.
Frapin VSOP received the acclaimed award World's Best VSOP Cognac 2016.
Gold medal in the VSOP Single Cru category at the 2017 Cognac Masters
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Eye: Golden amber
Nose: Complex, fruity and floral. Discreet vanilla notes
Palate: Harmonious, with persistant flavors
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.