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- Mauxion Selection Cognac
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Mauxion Borderies Lot 31: 100 Years of Complexity
This unique Borderies Cognac has been bottled from a single cask, in which it was aged for around a century. The Mauxion Borderies Lot 31 is presented at a cask strength of 43.5% (‘brut de fut’) and has not been chill-filtered - in order to preserve its most delicate aromas. The result is an outstanding mature Cognac with rich notes of violet, toasted nuts and a harmony that only age can give.
Distilled between the two world wars, this special eaux-de-vie withstands the test of time as it has been preciously preserved in humid cellars for more than 80 years.
The origin of the Mauxion family goes back to 1575 when Pierre Mauxion was born in the village of Houlette, still home to the Mauxion family after thirteen generations. Antoine Mauxion was the first of the family to produce eaux-de-vie, back in 1743, and since then ten generations have followed in his traditions of caring for the vineyard, making wine and distilling in a traditional copper pot still.
Uniquely, Mauxion Selection offers a range of single crus in different sizes, including Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois. To preserve their flavor fully, they are bottled at cask strength and without any blending and the long maturation these Cognacs go through allow them to develop exceptional complexity and depth.
Presentation of the Bottle
The stunning decanter certainly does the liquid justice, with its classic tall shape and a handmade bauble-shaped glass stopper. A metal plaque carries the credentials of the brand, and a presentation box completes the package. All Mauxion bottles are numbered and presented with a certificate from the producer stating the origin of the Cognac.
How to Enjoy
This is a rare Cognac to celebrate special moments. Regardless of when you choose to drink it, we suggest sipping it slowly from a tulip glass, potentially adding a few drops of water to open up the palate.
very dry / not sweet very smooth / very sweet
Mauxion Lot 31 Borderies
Nose: Infinite fruit, mango, guava, peach, plus subtle violet notes. Some oak and milk chocolate. For the very long aging, it seems incredibly fresh and lively, yet has something venerable. Fantastic. Taste: Again, a real explosion of exotic fruit notes. Nose and taste complement each other incredibly...
No surprise cognac
As a bottle of old wine, cognac makes people want to be aware of its beauty, so they invite several friends to open this cognac together. After opening the lid, the pleasant berry aroma and orange peel aroma enter the nose tip, and then the ginger flavor appears. After drinking, there is no...
Great experience - Borderies Lot 31 Mauxion
Deep golden colour. The nose is not at all old, but rather exotic on dried fruits, honey, fine pastry notes, toffee and a whiff of menthol freshness. On the palate also succulent orchard fruits, pastry again, also juicy raisins, baked bananas and honey. The finish is long and again surprisingly...
The freshness is amazing, terrific finish, the nose is truly exceptional
This is, you may have guessed it, most probably a 1931. It's spent all his time in wood and stems from the tiny region of the Borderies (so the borders). What's sure is that this is indeed older than the oldest Scotch whisky ever bottled. Colour: full yellow gold. Nose: the freshness is amazing, and...
About Mauxion Selection Cognac
The origin of the Mauxion family dates back to 1575 when Pierre Mauxion was born in the village of Houlette. Today the estate is still home to the Mauxion family after thirteen generations. Antoine Mauxion was the first of the family to produce eaux-de-vie, back in 1743, and since then ten generations have followed in his footsteps. Today the house of Mauxion Selection continues to embrace original traditions with regards to caring for the vineyard and producing high class, quality eaux-de-vie.
Uniquely, Mauxion Selection offers a range of single cru expressions, available a range of sizes. All of the Cognac produced by Mauxion Selection originate from the prestigious terroirs of Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois. To preserve the flavor of their eaux-de-vie, Mauxion Selection Cognac is bottled at cask strength without any blending or reduction; allowing the eaux-de-vie to develop with exceptional complexity and depth. Whilst the attentive selection process may mean that quantity is limited, it ensures a Cognac of unrivalled quality, every time.
Visit Mauxion Sélection Cognac: The House of Mauxion Selection would be delighted to welcome you in a discovery of their vineyards and in tasting their products. Be sure to contact them directly to arrange a time in advance of your arrival.
Phone: +33 5 45 80 87 66