Growth area & soil: Fins Bois
Vaudon XO Decanter Cognac
Vaudon XO Cognac is a fine blend of eaux-de-vie from both the Grande Champagne and Fins Bois regions; famous for their mineral rich soils ideal for the growth of Ugni-Blanc grapes used to produce quality Cognac. Having aged for decades in oak wooden barrels, Vaudon XO is a mature and full-bodied Cognac that leaves a lasting impression long after tasting. Revealing an eclectic array of aromas, notes of exotic fruits prevail and allows the blend to stand proud as truly unique in flavor. Its fruity flavors of mango, orange and peach linger seductively on the palate. A delightful, high quality XO that appeals to Cognac aficionados and connoisseurs alike.
Maison Vaudon is run by Pierre Vaudon, who is also head of the renowned Cognac house; Francois Voyer. Therefore it is safe to say, both brands are symbolic of a sheer dedication to Cognac. Pierre demonstrates his passion, know-how and expertise through products of unrivalled quality and a family history of distillation which dates back all the way to 1771.
Presentation of the bottle
Displayed in a chic and contemporary decanter, Vaudon XO Decanter Cognac is the perfect gift for an avid Cognac drinker and enthusiast. Its luxurious presentation is an added bonus to the premium quality Cognac inside the bottle. Finished with a gold bottle stopper and an elegant orange box, this Cognac is a visual sensation that will entice on its own or sit elegantly within a collection.
How to enjoy
Vaudon XO is best enjoyed as an after-dinner tipple in a digestive course or as an aperitif amongst guests. Its rich and fruity notes pair perfectly with a velvety dark chocolate dessert or alongside a fine cigar after eating.
A delicate XO
This XO was bought in 2017 following an advice from a very knowledgeable shopkeeper. Voyer had been a favorite for years, but this was our first discovery of Vaudon. This cognac is very delicate on the nose with clear tones orange peel. After some time in the glass I also find hints of chocolate....
About Vaudon Cognac
The Vaudon grounds are composed of 60 hectares with the main estate being located in Fins Bois, the largest of all the Cognac growth regions. Vaudon produces both single cru Fins Bois Cognacs and ‘multicru’ blends of these with the neighbouring Grande Champagne.
Pierre Vaudon, Maître de Chai and also owner of Maison Francois Voyer, is responsible for the Vaudon family estate. The family’s distilling origins can be traced back as far as 1771, and they have always produced outstanding Cognacs, even winning a gold medal for their 1811 vintage Cognac in 1913.
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