Cognac Hine, "Mariage de Thomas", 700 ml
- Strength: 40%
- Volume: 700 ml
- Exposure: more than 40 years
Cognac amber-golden color with copper hues.
Cognac has a refined, velvety taste with hints of oak and vanilla, which give excellent structure without masking soft drink and its permanence.
Cognac has a rich aroma with notes of hazelnuts and walnuts that shows maturity drink in aroma is dominated by shades of flowers, especially jasmine.
Cognac is perfect as a digestif, and is perfect for a cigar.
Cognac Hine Mariage de Thomas was first established in 1991 in honor of Bernard Hein wedding founder Thomas Hein and Françoise Elisabeth, her father was a significant figure in the world of cognac. Perhaps because of this love Thomas mastered the art of making cognac and founded the world-famous House Thomas Hine & Co.
Design Crystal decanter for this exclusive cognac was developed jointly with Baccarat. A refined case of mahogany, which placed these treasures, was created by the famous French master. Each case is made by hand and is easily converted into an excellent humidor for 75 cigars. The inner part of the humidor is made of South American cedar.
Cognac Hine Mariage de Thomas is an assemblage of alcohols 12 unique vintages (1921-1959) from the Grande Champagne. Before assemblage selected alcohols kept separately - the first 8 months in new barrels of Limousin oak, and then in old barrels. After mixing alcohol brandy is poured into large oak barrels, and only after that excellent drink bottled in an elegant decanter.
In 1791, the young Thomas Hine left Dorset (England) in search of happiness in France. He chose the Cognac region, perhaps because his family, who lived on the coast, engaged in selling cognac. The young man was not lucky: during the French Revolution, Thomas was arrested for espionage and imprisoned in the castle in Jarnac. But he soon freed and married Françoise Elisabeth, whose father had his own company for the production of brandy in Jarnac. It soon turned into a business-in-law of his own career and passion. Thomas quickly became known and respected expert. Over the years, he raised the art of making cognac to new heights, while continuing to develop the business, which in 1822 was named Thomas Hine & C °.
Thomas Hine left more than a thriving business. Today the company operates Hine sixth generation, she is known and respected around the world for the exceptional quality of its cognacs.
House of Hine stands on the banks of the Charente River, in the heart of the Cognac region. In the ancient cellars, little has changed for so many years, this is where the best vintages are stored brandy. House Hine - one of the oldest houses in Jarnac, he has always been the headquarters of the company. Hine company has an estate of 120 hectares in the famous Grande Champagne region, excellent southern exposure allows the grapes to ripen well in the warm sunshine. 70 hectares of vineyards grow grapes, an average age of 25 years, the rest of the estate is covered by forests and pastures.
Exposure to alcohol in Hine used barrels from Limousin oak, most of which is stored in the basement Hein, offering ideal conditions for the maturation of cognacs, each of which is in the process of aging is endowed with unique nuances of aroma and taste.
The company's motto reads: "Hein produces little, but it does so admirably." Hein manufactures products in limited quantities, selling cognac in specially designed elegant bottles and containers, enabling flawless design speak for itself.