Cognac Cuvee Pierre Frapin 1888 Le Prestige du Temps (gift box), 700 ml
Cognac mahogany color with a copper tint.
Cognac has both powerful and delicate, perfectly balanced taste with hints of flowers, citrus, vanilla and notes of exotic woods.
Complex aroma of cognac reveals hints of dried fruits, nuts, raisins, prunes, candied fruit, notes of cocoa and coffee.
Cognac is great as a digestif, goes well with a cigar.
Cuvée Pierre Frapen 1888 "Prestige centuries" - the pride of any collection, rare and exclusive cognac, released in honor of Pierre Frapena - the founder of the House of Frapen. Some of its constituent alcohols dating back 1870, and for their production was used Folle Blanche grape varieties, which has long been cultivated in the economy. Alcohols carefully preserved family Frapen and passed from generation to generation, as confirmation of the incredible work of Pierre Frapena. Cognac is produced in crystal decanter, around which the turns golden spiral (24 carats), symbolizing the long aging cognac. The decanter is then placed in a wooden chest with a sliding compartment concealing the surprise - a bottle of perfume refined, made in the form of gold-plated pocket watches.
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.
Frapin 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.