Richard Delisle XO Cognac
Growth area & soil: Blend
Richard Delisle XO Cognac
Aged for a minimum of 10 years in French oak barrels, Richard Delisle XO Cognac is a mature blend, made up exclusively of eaux-de-vie from the Petite Champagne and Fins Bois crus. Revealing deliciously sweet aromas of vanilla, liquorice and cocoa, this XO seduces the senses before the tasting has even begun. Upon the first sip, enjoy how the well-balanced notes of fruits and wood roll across the palate with blissful harmony.
From father to son, the house of Richard Delisle has found haven in the heart of Charente for seven generations. Stretching over three towns of the prestigious Petite Champagne region and Fins Bois regions, Maison Richard Delisle grows exclusively Ugni-Blanc grapes. The chalky soils and sunny growing conditions give the eau-de-vie its smooth aromatic qualities. With 15 alembic copper stills at the estate’s distillery and each generation contributing to the growth and development of the brand, the house is easily one of the most reputable in the region.
Presentation of the bottle
Displayed in a sleek bottle, the small label work lets the strong copper color of the Cognac inside do the talking. Featuring black and gold accents, the bottle embodies the art of sophistication. With Richard Delisle branding stamped on the front of both the bottle and the accompanying gift box, the presentation alone proves that this Cognac house is a master of its craft.
How to enjoy
After undergoing a lengthy maturation process of at least 10 years, this XO deserves your utmost attention when it comes to tasting. The house of Richard Delisle confirms that it is a Cognac best enjoyed neat or on the rocks. Allow the patchwork of aromas to develop as you sip and savor this jewel of a Cognac down to every last drop.
About Richard Delisle Cognac
Spanning across seven generations of family history, Maison Richard Delisle has been passed on father to son over more than two centuries. Richard Delisle cultivates on around 72 hectares of land which are located within three different towns: Bourg-Charents of Petite Champagne, Julienne and Saint Brice of Fine Bois and produce 100% Ugni-blanc grapes. Today, Alexis Cabanne, the owner and the cellar master of the company, represents the fourth generation of the distillery. He developed the trading activity of spirits on the traditional market, and then created Hawkins Distribution in 1999 for exporting. Now, Cognac Richard Delisle is exported worldwide.
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