Cognac Leopold Gourmel, Age Du Fruit, gift box, 700 ml
Cognac has a mature, well-structured, complex, buttery taste with tones of canned fruit, apricot, orange peel, lemon peel and enveloping finish.
The aroma of brandy filled tones of fresh almonds.
Cognac is perfect as a digestif, good at changing dishes after white meat or fish dishes complement the Scandinavian or Asian cuisine.
Cognac "Age Du Fruit" differs rounded, structured flavor with hints of ripe fruit and hints of citrus. The taste of cognac also has a hidden force that creates style drink, giving it a clean and orderly. Cognac is made from grapes grown in the Fins Bois, plain caramel and filtering that is felt in its rich natural and non-aggressive terms. Excerpt cognac "Age of fruits" made in adobe French barrels of high-quality fine-grained oak for 10 years.
In 1972, Pierre Voisin, together with Olivier Blanc, acquiring the ownership of vineyards in the Fins Bois, decided to create a cognac house and name it in honor of his grandfather - Leopold Gurmelya - very open and close to nature, a man who loved his garden and a small vineyard, animals loved to fish on the shore of the island of Ile de Ré. By profession Leopold was Gurmel horse saddler. For this reason, a new logo cognac house was chosen horse's head - a sign, symbolizing a stylish, elegant and refined cognac.
Until 1993 the activities of Leopold Gourmel economy is not very successful. By this time, Pierre Voisin retired, Olivier Blanc, remained the sole owner, decided to radically change policy brandy production and promotion. The basis of the decision was put postulate "good spirits can only be obtained from a good wine," as well as a new way of natural aging of cognac. Olivier assembled a new team of professionals. The following years were spent in a series of continuous experimentation with choice vines, soil, exposure, vineyards, organic methods of care, cleanliness vintage, wood for aging and, finally, the distribution network. Olivier Blanc titanic work was not in vain, attempt to create a completely new cognac success. Today cognac house Gurmel Leopold, who owns 44 acres of superb vineyards in appellasone Fins Bois, near the town of Angouleme, rightly takes pride of place in the world elite of strong alcohol.
"I have always adhered to the belief that the cognac - it's fun, and to understand our style, people are quite a few simple and truthful words: fruit ... flowers ... spices ... natural ... perhaps even the only one without additives ... pure brandy, fresh and flexible "- Olivier Blanc.