Frapin VIP XO Cognac

70cl / 40%
Frapin VIP XO Cognac
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Frapin VIP XO is a spicy and floral Cognac with lots of the characteristics that you'd expect from a Grande-Champagne-heavy blend of eaux-de-vie. This was the only Cognac served on British Airways Concorde flights.

Frapin VIP XO Cognac Reviews

Tasting Notes

  • Tasting Notes by Stuart P

    Nose: Rich stewed fruits – apples, raisins and dates. Heady aromas of cinnamon and nutmeg.

    Palate: Sticky dates and Christmas-cake spices with tempting notes of ginger and glace fruits. Very rich and classy, but balanced with a pronounced fruitiness. Powerful flavours on the palate, but no single element dominates.

    Finish: Dry spices and root ginger linger.

    Comment: Very moreish and appealing, this has the full flavour you expect from XO Cognac but with balance and poise that transforms it.

  • Producer's Note

    Colour: Amber old gold

    Bouquet: Very rich bouquet with an exceptional finesse. Scents of spicy, woody aromas and praline notes. Specific to very old Grande Champagne Cognacs distilled with the lees

    Palate: very floral aromas with scents of spices. Prolonged ageing in new Limousin oak
    casks in humid cellars gives roundness and many aromas (hyacinth, narcissus, musky).
    It brings also plumpness and suppleness to this old Grande Champagne. An Extra Old quality enriched with much older Cognacs coming from the Family reserve. A very exceptional Cognac.
     

1 Customer Review

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  • 30 December 2013

    Beautiful Brandy has finesse elegance and a unique character an ULTRA SMOOTH tasting experience. On the palette it gives the sensation of liquid silk and the first drops taste of dusted icing sugar on the surface of your tongue. Well worth the purchase.