A de Fussigny cognacs are beautifully elaborated in the company’s own distillery, founded in 1814 in the historical center of Cognac, France, on the banks of the Charente River. The river proximity creates a perfect hygrometry in the cellars and accordingly excellent aging conditions. The house hallmark is to combine traditional elaboration methods with a very modern and innovative packaging and brand image. The proximity to the river make for perfect hygrometry and allows the aromas of the to unfold. The product design is extremely different to that of traditional cognacs, the information on the cognac, such as age, name, percentage etc. is handwritten on the label, which makes it very personal.
The colour is soft golden, the nose rather balanced and full of flower notes, rather light but still spicy. Some hints of wood and sweet rancio. The taste is presented in quite a full, smooth way, intense fruits. The finish is pretty solid.
Tasting review from Prunier Cognac:
The nose, intense and warm, and tangy candied fruit (citrus and plum). The palate confirms this fruity profile with a decidedly exotic profile (mango, pineapple, candied kumquat). Wonderful length and balance. A beautiful character, well led, expresses...