The Pasquet XO Grande Champagne Cognac is a delightful offering from this small, traditional cognac house. And, we have to say, it's extraordinary! Created from a blend of eaux-de-vie from the Grande Champagne region, it's the epitome of all that makes this the premier terroir growing area for Cognac grapes.
Aged for a minimum of 25 years, it takes your taste buds on a rollercoaster ride of spice, cinnamon, dried fruits, muscat, and orange blossom. And of course, as you'd expect from a cognac of this age, that special 'rancio' is present and correct. This is cognac to savour - one for special occasions.
Tasted in blind tasting: Winner
I tasted 6 cognacs in a blind tasting and Pasquet's XO came in on position #1! Well done Jean and Amy.. So let's look at this: Intense nose, fruity, floral and sweet - complex. The mouth is super balanced, and I like the after taste. Recommended!
A real find
Tried this Cognac during a blind tasting of other XOs. It was the stand out winner! Slightly bitter on the nose, with a strong entrance onto the palate. Woody and spicy, with a wonderful long aftertaste that mellows as it fades. In comparison to other XOs, it also is really competitively priced. In a nutshell - loved it
About Pasquet Cognac
The all-organic house of Jean Luc Pasquet Cognac is the epitome of the word 'artisan' in every essence of the meaning. Awarded the status, Agricultural Biologique' in 1998, this family run affair is all about what makes small truly beautiful, as opposed to mass production. Headed by father-son team, Jean Luc and Jean Pasquet, who ensure that every step of their Cognac production is all about working with the environment. And the resulting Cognacs are something very special indeed...
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