For the past three centuries cognac has been almost universally recognised as the finest of all the spirits that are distilled from grapes. It has many incomparable qualities: fruitiness, subtlety of bouquet, intensity, warmth and, above all, the complexity of the many thousands of styles and flavours from a (predominantly) single grape variety. Read More »
A 1959 Hennessy vintage cognac, in a standard cognac bottle. This was landed into the UK in 1963 and bottled in 1982. Cognacs aged in the UK rather than in France are of a lighter and more floral style, due to the damper climate over this side of the channel.
An old bottle of Hine Antique Cognac. The current edition is now declared an XO, but still used a very similar bottle design this its predecessor. We estimate that this was bottled sometime in the 1950s as it does not carry the 1962-granted royal warrant.
A beuatifully presented blend of 10 Grande Champagne cognacs, selected for a combination of elegance and richness, and aged for at least 30 years in Limousin oak. The decanter's pedestal is frosted to give a pearly look and the glass has been produced by Cristalleries des Vosges.