Hine Rare VSOP Cognac

Cognac

HINE // Cognac, France

  • Cost

  • Distiller Score

    90
  • Avg. Rating

    4.37
    4 out of 5 stars
    ( 27 )

This VSOP from Hine is comprised of about 60% Grand Champagne and the remainder using Petite Champagne eaux-de-vie making this a Fine Champagne Cognac. The age for the cognac used in this blend range from 6-12 years with the average age being 8 years.

  • 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

"Heavy vanilla and jasmine characterize the nose before leading into light and sweet oaky tones on the palate. The flavors of fig and prune provide subtle tones to the profile before distinct tones of baking spices leave their mark on the finish."

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Flavor Profile

Sweet