Cognac Hine Vintage 1988, in wooden box, 0.7 L
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Cognac noble amber color with a dark luster of gold.
Cognac has a unique, wonderfully harmonious taste with delicious notes of pink grapefruit, caramel and infinitely long finish with subtle spicy nuances.
The multi-faceted fragrance filled with cognac shades of honey, orange blossom, slightly dried cherries and dark chocolate.
Hine Vintage 1988 - this is an exceptional model 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 best shows subtlest facets of taste should be slightly higher than 20 ° C.
Vintage Cognac is the hallmark of the House of Hine, it is produced from wine appellasona Grande Champagne only the most outstanding years. These delicious brandy is stored in the cellars under the strict control BNIC (National Interprofessionnel du Cognac Bureau). In the production of Hine Vintage fermentation is carried out on natural yeast, then must hold on the lees for a complex and rich wine that will give all the splendor of taste and aroma of brandy future. Vintage Cognac is made up of alcohols particular crop year. For the distillation of wine used copper Charentaise alambik, in the process of distillation drink twice distilled, leaving only a fraction better. Alcohols kept the first 8 months in barrels of new Limousin oak, and then in old barrels. Most of the barrels stored in old cellars on the banks of the Charente in Jarnac, where the ideal conditions for the maturation of cognacs, each of which is vested in the process of aging unique characteristics. Hine house offers vintage cognacs aged at least 20 years, which is highly valued gourmet.
Hine Vintage 1988 - one of the greatest vintages of the twentieth century, which contributed to the creation of favorable weather conditions. The low level of precipitation in the period from June to October and a large number of sunny days provide the perfect ripeness. Hine Vintage 1988 in a wooden box - a luxury, refined and elegant gift that can be presented staid man for any celebration or anniversary!
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 & Co.
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 over the 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. Hein family 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, the average age of the vines is 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.