Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
The Tesseron Lot No 53 Perfection is well named. Blended from their best stocks of Grande Champagne eaux-de-vie, this is a wonderfully complex, yet refreshing cognac. Indeeed, Wine Enthusiast have named this their No 1 Spirit of the Year, and it has been awarded 5 stars in The Spirit Journal.
For a cognac of this caliber it offers extremely good value for money. And the packaging is pretty easy on the eye as well! The bottle is modern, with clean lines, an elegant stopper, and an eye-catchingly simplistic label. The cognac comes complete with a presentation box - perhaps an ideal choice of gift for a cognac connoisseur? Or maybe just a present for yourself.
This is a legendary cognac from Tesseron. For many this is an even better buy than the older Lot 29. It is around 50 years old and contains cognac made from both ugni blanc and colombard. This cognac is at first a bit reserved on the nose. but it opens op after some time in the glass. Then it has...
Great cognac - Tesseron Lot N°53 XO Perfection
Complex, opulent nose on dried fruits, tobacco and fine oak. Great on the palate - in a H2H tasting with Lot N°29 more opulent, more oily in your mouth, more vibrant with dried fruits, spices and chocolate. The finish is medium to long (longer than Lot N°29) with great finesse on dried fruits,...
This cognac presents a rich bouquet, layered and full of nuance. One needs to take time enjoying this nectar, sipping it slowly, appreciating its complexity. To sum it up in one word, this cognac is what a true cognac is supposed to be, a pure opulence. Bountiful floral notes are punctuated with...
Amazing and draws me in again and again.
Tesseron Perfection is….well Perfection! Sumptuous just in its appearance once it approaches the nose you can instantly detect a subdued wood and figs with a touch of tobacco. On the palette it’s silky and smooth with spices, fig again and tobacco. I love this cognac!
I tried the tasting box with the 4 tesserons ( 90 / 76 / 53 / 29 ) and then had to buy a whole bottle. In comparison to the other 3 Tesserons, this one is really special and a kind different. Somehow it makes me think of sparkles, lightness, body. Long aftertaste. The 29 is smoother, but you...