The family owned wine-growing business was started at the end of the 19th century by Samuel Beau, who was the father of Paul. With a vision that still receives admiration he developed the vineyard and built the principal body of the current buildings, which have remained functional ever since. Read More »
Paul Beau's Vielle Reserve is rich and densely-textured cognac, as seems to be the house style from this producer. Soft as a fluffy cushion to begin with, then slowly grips hold of the tastebuds. Honey and fine-grained oak tannins are here, but the balance is provided by the mouthwatering fruit. Extrememly classy stuff.
This is the most decorated cognac that we know of. It has won 5 Gold Medals at Concours Général de Paris since 2000, plus numerous medals at the IWSC. In 2009, Paul Beau was awarded a special prize in Paris for the consistency of their products. An exceptional cognac, with plenty of “rancio” flavour.