Growth area & soil: Blend
Villain Tercinier VSOP Premium Selection Cognac is a deliciously soft, floral and fruity eaux-de-vie that is sure to be enjoyed by not only hard-core aficionado’s, but by newcomers to the world of cognac who are keen to dabble with tasting too. Produced by the house of Vaillan Tercinier within the Petit Champagne terroir, well-known for its chalky limestone content and fertile soils, VSOP Premium Selection Cognac is an award winning eaux-de-vie containing an alcohol content of 40% alcohol, and the youngest blend aging between 7-10 years.
Matured exclusively in Limousin and Tronconnais French oak casks, this eaux-de-vie showcases a softer, more delicate side to cognac that would work really well on a warm summer’s day.
The house of Vallein Tercinier are a proud family of cellarmasters that have benefitted from five generations of wisdom, expertise and the all-important secrets behind producing some of the very best eaux-de-vie of the Champagne region.
Presentation of VSOP Premium Selection Cognac
Decanted in an elegant and simple bottle design, VSOP Premium Selection Cognac proves that, whilst presentation is important - it’s what’s on the inside that counts the most. Nevertheless, with its slim neck and smooth curves, this bottle will stand tall on the brandy shelf.
How to enjoy
With its round and fruity nose and zestful palette, try VSOP Premium Selection Cognac over ice or topped up with chilled tonic water in a wider balloon glass. The sweet and summery flavours of this eaux-de-vie are also complimented by strong cheeses, such as Roquefort and aged parmesan due to their full-bodied flavours and aromatic strength which match those of Cognac delectably.
Silver Medal – 2016 New York World Wine & Spirits Competition
About Vallein Tercinier Cognac
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.
Catherine and Louis are very proud to have stepped into the shoes of their many ancestors. And as is in keeping with family tradition, the've continued to move the company forward, whilst remaining true to the pure art of Cognac production. They've adapted the facilities to take full advantage of modern technology, and continue to produce some very special Cognacs indeed.
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