Camus VSOP Cognac
CAMUS // Cognac, France
Camus VSOP Cognac is part of the core range of cognacs from the largest family-owned cognac house. All cognacs from the house include at least some eaux-de-vie from the Borderies region. The VSOP is part of its collection of intensely aromatic cognacs. The wines are distilled on the lees and a technique called "Instensity" is used in the distillation process where the "heads" that present the best aromatic qualities are selected rather than being redistilled and set aside. The eaux-de-vie is matured in small, lightly toasted fine grain French oak. Aged a minimum of 4 years.
CognacBrandy distilled in a delimited region within France from specific grapes. Must be double-distilled to no higher than 72% abv. Required to be aged in oak for at least 2 years. Also, if labeled as the following, minimum aging is: VS-2 years, VSOP-4 years, Napoléon 6 years, XO-10 years (as of April 2018).
Cask TypeFrench oak
"Unlike so many heavily manipulated VSOP Cognacs, this one is delicate and aromatically floral - roses, peonies opening into prunes and vanilla. On the palate, oaky vanilla, rich and caramel spiced with nutmeg along with toasted nuts. Supple and enticing with a slightly biter finish. "