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Prulho XO Fregate Cognac
Prulho XO Fregate Cognac is a mature blend of high-quality eaux-de-vie and rare Cognac gem revealing complex flavors characteristic of old, well-developed eaux-de-vie. The perfect Cognac choice for the autumnal months - delicate notes of pepper, curry and underlying nuances of dried fruits are finished with an oaky dominance throughout the tasting. Its stunning decanter makes this XO a delightful gift to Cognac enthusiasts and connoisseurs alike.
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
Presented in a stunning carafe developed by the house of Prulho, the bottle design features a futuristic and artistic stopper. It forms a precious, one-of-a-kind creation worth cherishing. The shapes and design inspired Maison Prulho to name the Cognac "Fregate", which recalls the great voyages around the world and symbolizes the spirit of Cognac. This bottle contains eaux-de-vie of rare and exceptional quality – characterized by its unique and singular aromatic profile and a continuous length in the mouth. It is a very beautiful collector's item, individual and available in limited quantities.
How to enjoy
The house of Prulho recommends drinking this Cognac dream 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 prolong the tasting even further, this oaky offering pairs perfectly with a cigar of your choice.
Prulho XO Fregate
Nose: Dipping my nose into the glass I’m greeted by a Cognac that smells reasonaly rich. I smell creamy milk chocolate, caramel, hazelnut spread (finer quality than Nutella of course), and buttery pastries. As mentioned above, the aroma notes are rich but very mellow and easy-going. I do also pick...
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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