Growth area & soil: Grande Champagne
Ragnaud Sabourin Reserve Spéciale Alliance No. 20 is a Cognac from the Cru of Grande Champagne, and is at 43% ABV.
very dry / not sweet very smooth / very sweet
Ragnaud Sabourin Reserve Spéciale Alliance 20
Tasting of a sample from this year´s Advent Calendar: Pale gold. Fine floral nose, blond tobacco, mild honey. Spicy and sweet on the palate, lacking some fruit and not really complex. Medium to long finish, ending on spices, honey and fine wood. Fine cognac for this price!
A bargain XO
The first thing that I notice in the glass is the natural color of this Cognac!! Nice floral notes lead off the nose, which is rather delicate and elegant. Not a big or robust nose. As it sits for several minutes, subtle fruit notes appear. It is surprisingly full-bodied in the mouth, starting...
Pale gold, honest in the glass. First nose is floral, strong, adding tobacco notes over time. Sweet power rounding out and filling the palate. Wonderful, I like this cognac all by itself. Generous and lengthy finish. Fights way above its weight class!
A true bargain
Ragnaud Sabourin is famous for their quality cognac. This is in the middle of the range with 20 years of age. For me this is a good everyday cognac. It is very nice on the nose with rich floral tones. In mouth you can find quite a lot of spices. This also continues into the finish, and it lasts for...
About Ragnaud Sabourin Cognac
A prestigious family-run estate with a history dating back to 1850, the cognac house of Ragnaud Sabourin are known for their blends and single vintages produced from only the 1er cru region of the Grande Champagne. Priding themselves at keeping firmly to family and tradition, even their employers and clients span the generations. The estate produces a complete range of cognacs, from a VS through to single year vintages, and Cognac Ragnaud Sabourin embrace the past, present and future to create cognacs of exceptional quality.