Chateau de Fontpinot XO Grande Champagne, Premier Grand Cru Du Cognac, 350 ml
Cognac has a beautiful golden autumn color.
Cognac differs rounded, full-bodied taste with a unique long aftertaste that fascinates vanilla tones.
Cognac has a complex but subtle aroma with hints of hawthorn, wild flowers and candied fruits (apricots, oranges). The aroma perceptible notes of port wine, which are inherent in the old brandy and only disclosed after 20 years of aging.
Chateau de Fontpinot XO - is a great pattern for a digestif, which is good to drink at the end of the meal. Cognac also combines perfectly with a cigar and coffee. This drink is recommended to serve by the glass tulip-shaped or sniffer - from the English sniff «sniff", it is this form helps to reveal the full bouquet. A temperature at which this noble brandy makes reachable subtlest facets should taste slightly exceed 20 ° C.
Domaine Chateau de Fontpinot XO - is an amazing cognac with a very high potential exposure, drink its name was in honor of the family residence of the family Frapen - Chateau de Fonpino, located near the town of Segonzac. Excerpt carried out in special circumstances - the so-called "dry" attic loft with a very high rate of evaporation. Because of this brandy gets much richer flavor and taste.
Chateau de Cognac Fontpino received the highest score and the Gold Medal in the category of XO vSpirits Challenge 1998.
Frapen - this is one of the oldest companies in France cognac. It owns the family estate Chateau de Fonpino in the village Sgonzak (Grande Champagne). Frapenov ancestors involved in winemaking in the XIII century. The best-known representatives of this family of aristocrats were the writer François Rabelais and personal apothecary King Louis XIV Pierre Frapen. Surrounding the estate of 350 hectares of vineyards are the most fertile in the Charente, they are located in the historical lands around the castle Chateau Fontpinot and are classified as Premiers Grands Crus subregion Cognac - Grande Champagne. Soil vineyards - chalk, giving special brandies mineral notes. This terroir gives a subtle, most delicate and pure ethyl alcohol with a rich bouquet, developing significantly with age. The farm Frapin use organic methods of viticulture. Frapen only sells its own brand of cognac, which are produced in the Grand Champagne considered the best terrain for the production of the drink. Brandy is aged in Limousin oak barrels, making brandy saturated tannins. Here cherish the old traditions: the grapes are harvested by hand only, using only natural organic fertilizers, raw materials distilled unfiltered. Products are exported to 50 countries, mainly in Europe.