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Audry XO Cognac

Growth area
Fine Champagne

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Cognac age
XO

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Bottle size
700ml
ABV
40%
Brand
Audry Cognac

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$ 111 $ 124 -10%
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Tasting review

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Eye: Flamed amber.

Nose: Black pepper and vanilla initially, with spicy and floral notes to follow.

Palate: A toasted, creamy flavor that is also bittersweet. Hints of dark toffee and almond come to the fore, and gives way to a melted sensation that is equally voluptuous as it is well-balanced. The alcohol content does not overpower. It has an expressive, elegant and lively finish.

Growth area & soil: Fine Champagne

Petite Champagne
Grande Champagne

Description

You will not find AUDRY locally, and we offer the best international price per bottle. If you find these bottles cheaper locally, we will match the price.

An Extra Old Fine Champagne Cognac

Created with eaux-de-vie descending from two premium crus, the Grande and Petite Champagne, the Audry XO Cognac is a unique insight into the precious treasures of the Audry Paradis cellar. Created from blends of the original reserve, as an Extra Old Cognac it has been impressively aged between 12 and 30 years. With multiple layers thanks to the finesse of the Fine Champagne, it is something to be savored right to the very end. The Grande and Petite Champagne are particularly celebrated thanks to the unique composition of the soil. Due to thousands of years of fossilization and its particular maritime climate, the soil has a high chalk and limestone content. This makes for faster drainage, and the vines are therefore naturally watered throughout the year. What’s more, the undulating hillsides of the Fine Champagne equal optimum exposure to sunlight. All of these factors make for a very refined and lengthy finish in the eaux-de-vie of the Audry Extra Old Cognac, which is made of more or less equal parts of spirit from each terroir.

How the Audry XO is made

After it was founded in 1878, Audry stopped selling Cognac in the 1950s. A number of larger stocks of older base spirits were kept in the cellar, in the hope that one day Audry would rise again as a Cognac house. For limited releases, Audry now dip into their precious Limousin and Tronçais oak casks to select the best of their eaux-de-vie from the Fine Champagne, which have been dormant; maturing beautifully for decades.

To create an aromatic grape distillate, they distill the Cognac in copper alambic Charentais stills by using a ‘swan’s neck’ pipe. It is this process that allows the spirit to maintain its Fine Champagne character.

The oak of the barrels plays an important role, as the wood is porous and allows for intermingling between spirit and tannin, with the help of oxidation from the surrounding atmosphere. Blended with incredible savoir-faire, they are then left for years and sometimes decades before bottling.

How to enjoy Audry Extra Old

Make the most of this expressive finish by enjoying the Audry XO neat or on ice.

Presentation

The bottle is stylish and simple with the family crest and a gold-leaf sketch of the estate. The presentation sleeve is equally as elegant yet eyecatching, in a gorgeous tangerine color.

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Reviews (14)

Overall rating 0 1 2 3 4 4,79/5
By
on  20 July 2021
0 1 2 3 4
(5/5
Aftertaste (Finish):
5
Nose:
5
Palate:
4
Value for money:
5

Audry XO

Excellent Cognac for all situations. Can make a whiskey lover change preferences from Scotland to France.


By
on  20 June 2021
0 1 2 3 4
(5/5
Aftertaste (Finish):
5
Nose:
4
Palate:
5
Value for money:
4

A must for my collection

Nose - light wood ,light fruit, caramel
Taste - an explosion of fruit flavor as it rolls across the tongue
Finish - Very light sting going down
Aftertaste -sweet citrus , cinnamon,
This was a must have to my collection.



By
on  31 May 2021
0 1 2 3 4
(5/5
Aftertaste (Finish):
5
Nose:
5
Palate:
5
Value for money:
5

Hype is real

There is a good reason why there is so much fuzz about this cognac. A smooth, floral taste. For me, spice wasn't there, but actually, that's what I like about it.

Would defiantly recommend it!


By
on  13 May 2021
0 1 2 3 4
(5/5
Aftertaste (Finish):
5
Nose:
4
Palate:
5
Value for money:
5

A superbly smooth and delicate cognac at an amazing price

A reasonably uninspiring nose, predominantly of vanilla. But what it lacks in nose it more than makes up for in palate, which is light, creamy with a hint of toast and toffee. To me, the most exciting part is the finish which, although not lingering, is one of the smoothest Cognacs I've tasted. It is tremendous value for money, making it an outstanding purchase


By
on  30 April 2021
0 1 2 3 4
(5/5
Aftertaste (Finish):
4
Nose:
4
Palate:
5
Value for money:
5

Audry XO

Best value for money ever!!! Fully recommended!


About Audry Cognac

When Time Magazine reported that ‘the best Cognac you’ve never heard of is Audry’ back in 2005, this small, artisan Cognac house was catapulted into the limelight. Since then, their products have become known in countries throughout the world and among some of the most prestigious restaurants – including those in Europe, Scandinavia and North America. However, just because a few years ago the name of Audry Cognac had not really been heard of outside of France, this does not mean that the house doesn’t have a long and illustrious history.

This family run Cognac house has a story that dates back to 1878, and despite keeping a series of older casks in chai, they stopped selling their bottles in 1950. This has arguably been the secret of their success; in 1978 when Bernard Boisson ignited the renaissance of the Audry Cognac brand, he had one of the most precious cellars of decades-old eaux-de-vie to dive into and begin blending exceptional Cognacs once more.

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