Cognac Paul Giraud Très Rare
Paul Giraud // Grande Champagne, France
Aged for 40 years, this “very rare” cognac is made with ugni blanc, folle blanche, and colombard grapes harvested from their vineyards in the Bouteville & St. Même-Les-Carrières communes. Giraud's cognacs stand apart in that they only produce pure vintage cognacs, never blending from different 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
"Cedar in color, Très Rare has a spicy nose filled with hints of nutmeg and pure vanilla which carry over onto the palate. Slight cinnamon tones and delicate oak notes characterize the taste and make for a pleasant and long-lasting finish."