Frapin Chateau de Fontpinot XO Cognac

70cl / 41%
Frapin Chateau de Fontpinot XO Cognac
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A single-estate Cognac from Frapin, produced at Château de Fontpinot and the aged for many years to give a deep and rich Cognac with candied fruit and rancio.

Country
France

Frapin Chateau de Fontpinot XO Cognac Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Note by Alyona

    Nose: Dry, chocolate orange nose and a slight rancio on the end,
    with a distinct drying laundry note underneath.

    Palate: Sweet, milk chocolate on the start, subtle vanilla notes
    around the edges yet still quite woody, leading into the spicy finish.

    Finish: Slowly building ginger spices, dried orange peel and strong
    rancio notes.

  • Producer's Note

    Colour: warm golden fall

    Bouquet: delicate and elegant. The woody fragrances disappear to let the floral bouquet develop at its best: vanilla, hawthorn and wild flowers.

    Palate: long lasting aromas, such as old Port and the famous « Rancio » This « Rancio » is characterised by nuts, walnuts and dried fruits savours melted with dried flowers, such as apricot and orange jam. A well-balanced complex bouquet, due to the distillation with the lees.
     

     

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  • 28 July 2011

    Fine and delicate, with great definition of flavor. Certainly still some heat, as 20yrs is not so long for Gr. champ., but it's worth it.