With over 500 years of history, the artisan house of Vallein Tercinier is one that deserves the attention of all Cognac lovers – from those new to eaux-de-vie to the connoisseur. This brother and sister team bring an expertise to craft Cognac that's just aching to be discovered.
Many of their Cognac's have been awarded top class awards in many industry competitions, and this has meant a growing awareness of their products in some quarters. But, as with the aging process of Cognac, such a small craft brand is often lost amongst the noise razzmatazz of the 'big boys'. And that really is a crime, because as many esteemed connoiseurs are finding out, the offerings of Vallein Tercinier are of superb quality, unique, and once you've discovered them, will become a 'must have' brand to always have in your drinks cabinet.
Eye: Delicious deep old gold
Nose: Strong and powerful, rancio extremely evident, with hints of ginger, cinnamon, wood, and vanilla. Notes of wooden cigar box.
Palate: Surprises with its finesse and mellow entry. Vanilla and fruits give way to the spicy delights of...
Eye: A natural dark amber.
Nose: Complex, a freshness despite its age, and a light rancio. Notes include licorice, mushrooms, and undergrowth. It has a dense, rich nose.
Palate: Flavors of violet, candied fruit and prune, with an end of honey, fennel and spices. The end has a marked...
Otards VSOP combines a strong nose with floar notes, and green fruit with a rougher, earthy tobacco note in the mouth. Slight hint of spices and vanilla, a great product with a solid finish. Clearly some tobacco hints.
Nose: Fragrances of lemon and citrus.
Palate: The dominance of the Fins Bois cru is definitely part of the tasting experience. Enjoy notes dry almond, hints of spices, and honey tones.
Eye: A golden, honey-ish hue.
Tasting review by Park Cognac:
A crisp bouquet of citrus flavors, caramelized banana flambé, and freshly-picked wild peaches flourishes to a pleasing marriage of jasmine and earl grey truly incomparable sensory experience.