Courvoisier VSOP Exclusif Cognac

Cognac

Courvoisier // Cognac, France

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    74
  • Avg. Rating

    3.4
    3 out of 5 stars
    ( 5 )

This VSOP from Courvoisier uses grapes grown in four of the allowable six regions in Cognac: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Fin Bois, and Borderies. This VSOP is said to contain brandies ranging from 5 to 15 years of age. The bottle is specifically designed to be a better fit in bartenders' hands and the blend is suited for cocktail use.

  • age
    NAS
  • abv
    40.0
  • Cognac
    Brandy 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 Type
    French oak

Tasting Notes

"Lots of young grape-y aromas come through on the nose here, with a Hawaiian Fruit punch quality on the soft palate. Any wood and spicy aromas are hard to uncover with all this fruit in the way. There is next to no complexity and even less finesse."

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Flavor Profile

Fruity & Sweet