Courvoisier Sherry Cask Finish
Courvoisier // Cognac, France
Courvoisier Sherry Cask Finish was especially created for the US market following the brand's Courvoisier's Master's Cask Collection Sherry Cask Finish. This release takes cognac aged 2-8 years in French Limousin oak and then finishes it in sherry casks for at least four months for further maturation. This limited edition release launched in February 2019.
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 Limousin oak, finished in sherry casks
"Sweet aromas of raisins and orange peel soaked in brandy and rum make this cognac stand out, with hints of white flowers, particularly jasmine. Surprisingly dry on the opening taste, with appetizing tannins and flavors including apricot leather and black figs."