With a history dating back to the mid-1800s, cognac Maxime Trijol not only produces eaux-de-vie from its own vineyards, but also purchases wine from other producers as well to be able to distil higher quantities. Five generations of family have kept the traditional methods of cognac production alive and well, and today they oversee every part of the cognac production. Because the estate purchases other distillers’ wine, they are able to produce a wide range of cognacs from a variety of growing areas in the Cognac region.
Eye: Light gold.
Nose: A trifecta of fruity, spicy and floral notes. The floral notes dance lightly upon the nose with violet and jasmine flower. The fruity notes are that of orange compote and dried apricot.
Palate: Vanilla, chocolate and hazelnut. A soft and harmonious balance of...
Eye: Golden amber.
Nose: Rather floral, slightly fruity. Orange confit and prunes.
Palate: More flower flavors and candied fruit. An intense flavor of almonds and hazelnuts. The finale is strong, with notes of cocoa and leather. Spice and smoky hints come to the fore.
Eye: Mahogony with flashes of gold
Nose: Complex - notes of spring and summer flowers, honey, and vine canes
Palate: Well-rounded, ever-evolvoing. Hints of spices, white flowers, summer berries, and citrus fruit. Long, well-balanced finish.
Tasting notes by Andreas Larson (Best Sommelier 2007): "A very nice body on the nose, rather light and elegant, some nuts, some brown sugar, and black chocolate. On the palate a good depth, balanced, a very long after taste."