Naulin XO Fins Bois Cognac
Growth area & soil: Fins Bois
Naulin XO Fins Bois Cognac: An Elegant Expression of the Flora and Fauna found in Fins Bois
Aged for a minimum of ten years in the finest Limousin oak barrels, Naulin XO Fins Bois Cognac is an exquisite Extra Old Cognac that puts its Fins Bois provenance at the forefront. Incorporating eaux-de-vie distilled exclusively from Ugni Blanc grapes harvested in the Fins Bois terroir - famous for its floral and fruity flavor profile - the Naulin XO Fins Bois Cognac certainly displays all the hallmarks of a high-quality Cognac.
Finding a balance between traditional technique and appealing to the modern drinker, the XO Fins Bois Cognac is an excellent representation of why Naulin has become one of the largest family-run vineyards in Cognac. Both generous and uncomplicated, the aromatic profiles found in this expression are thanks to the meticulous work of the Boinaud family, whose precise production methods demonstrate a high level of dedication and integrity in every product they distil, age and blend on-site.
To date, a staggering 24 generations of this family have been involved in Cognac production, with invaluable ancestral expertise being at the heart of the estate's ethos. Founded in 1879, Naulin Cognac tantalize the taste buds with, what they call, "the taste of tradition".
The Fins Bois provenance is evident in this particular XO Cognac, with dominant floral notes of jasmine complemented by fresh grass and herbs on the nose and a distinct flavor of candied fruits on the palate. A medium body with medium to light sweetness, it will appeal especially to Cognac connoisseurs who appreciate the delicate characteristics of this particular cru.
Presentation of the Decanter
Tall, slender and stylish. The Naulin XO Fins Bois bottle stands tall with a stylish silver stopper and muted colors on its label. The bottle features the family's coat of arms and its shape would sit well along other premium expressions in any collection.
How to Enjoy Naulin XO Fins Bois Cognac
This XO is best enjoyed as an aperitif or digestif; its floral notes would be the perfect accompaniment to a light summer meal or a fresh fruit salad. It can also be served over ice in a traditional snifter or rocks glass.