Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Raymond Ragnaud XO Vieille Réserve Cognac
Raymond Ragnaud XO Vieille Réserve is a premium quality, well-matured Cognac, crafted solely from eaux-de-vie grown Grande Champagne region. A true emblem of the Premier Cru and its rich, chalky soils, XO Vieille seduces the senses with satisfying spicy aromas, an ever-changing taste and a smooth lingering aftertaste. Having aged for more than a decade in old oak casks, this delicious blend showcases a deep golden bronze color characteristic of a well-aged, quality Cognac.
Faithful to the family secrets at the heart of their craft, today Francoise Ragnuad-Brick and her daughter Stefanie, front the house of Raymond Ragnaud as one of the few female led brands to exist in Cognac. Passing down 4 generations of artisanal skills and essential savoir-faire, today the range of premium quality Premier Cru Cognacs pays homage to when the brand first started back in the mid-1800s. With an international reputation and high quality Cognacs at the forefront of production, Maison Raymond Ragnaud is an admirable family-run business worth knowing about.
Presentation of the bottle
With presentation in keeping with tradition, Raymond Ragnaud XO Vieille Réserve embodies the brand's core values of remaining humble to its roots. The color combination of red and cream brings the classic design to life with pure elegance. Arriving with a matching presentation box, it makes an stunning gift and staple Cognac for someone keen on keeping their spirits collection well-stocked.
How to enjoy
Offering a range of spicy aromas, this extra old Cognac is best enjoyed neat so that the sublime combination of flavors can be enjoyed in its entirety - without distractions. Sip slowly to savor the experience, one sip at a time. By drinking from a tulip glass, the narrow top of this type of glass will delicately distribute the arrival of the fruity and spicy aromas.
About Raymond Ragnaud Cognac
Covering 47 hectares of Grande Champagne vineyards, Cognac Raymond Ragnaud is a family run house with a history that can be traced back to 1860. Producing ranges under the labels “Premier”, “Prestige” and “Carafe”, Raymond Ragnaud cognacs are created in the time old traditions that have been passed down through the centuries. Over the past few years the house has concentrated on increasing overseas sales, and now around 75 per cent of all Raymond Ragnaud Cognac are exported around the world.
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