Growth area & soil: Borderies
Prulho XO Borderies N°8 Cognac
Prulho’s Cognac N°8 is a limited edition; award-winning Cognac exclusively made up of eaux-de-vie originating from the smallest production area of the Cognac region known as the Borderies. Titled as Cognac N°8 – the number 8 forms an endless circle suggesting long life and prosperity.
Second-generation owner Robert Prulho and his son Richard have dedicated their lives to pursuing their passion for excellent Cognac. Their hard work has undoubtedly paid off, walking away with numerous awards, including gold medals from the Concours Mondial de Bruxelles and the Citadelles du Vin. Without a doubt, they benefit from their in-depth knowledge of distilling equipment - they come from a family of still makers whose copper stills are used by Cognac producers all over the region.
With the knowledge accumulated over generations about the importance of perfect distillation, the ripening process and flawless blending, the Prulho family are sure to continue going from strength to strength.
Presentation of the bottle
The design is dressed in a highly elegant carafe; the design features a luxurious golden stopper and semi-circular shape with a flat base. Stamped on the front of the bottle is the symbolic number 8, which encompasses what this fine Cognac represents: long life and prosperity. This rich blend appeals to collectors and lovers of well-aged XO quality Cognacs on sale as a limited edition.
How to enjoy
The house of Prulho recommends drinking this Cognac jewel in its purest form – neat at room temperature. Pour into a tulip glass to allow the arrival or aromas to distribute evenly and with delicate precision. To take the tasting to another dimension, pair this XO with a rich and velvety chocolate dessert.
Prulho XO Borderies N. 8
Nose: This one smells heavier, darker, sweeter, yet somehow more refined than the others. I find these contrasting descriptors quite intriguing. How can heavy, dark, and sweet also be more refined? Fine spirits can do that I suppose. I smell marzipan, fig jam, dates, sweet citrus candy, and a crystal...
About Prulho Cognac
For the past 50 years, the name of Prulho has been associated with the finest distillation equipment in the business. Their expertise in providing machinery and knowledge for the complete process of distillation sees their distilleries not only in the Cognac, Armagnac and Calvados areas of France, but in countries throughout the world. These include the USA, China, Bolivia, Italy, Japan and South Africa. This very specialized know-how and experience in distillation procedures is put to use with Cognac Prulho – and a complete range of cognacs under the company banner.
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