HINE Triomphe Cognac
HINE // Grande Champagne, France
HINE Triomphe is produced from over fifty rare eaux de vie aged in French oak over 50 years. All the grapes were harvested from cognac's most prestigious area--Grande Champagne. This bottling is also available packaged in a Baccarat crystal bottle with four crystal glasses all inside a mahogany cigar humidor box for an additional $7500. HINE was appointed the official cognac supplier to HRH Queen Elizabeth II in 1962. The Royal Warrant is granted for five years and every five years since has had it renewed.
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
"A divinely complex bouquet with notes of raw honey, vanilla sugar, and rich caramel. Beautiful amber in color with hints of bright gold with a delicious round mouthfeel and a mellow smoked finish. Well-balanced, with fantastic complexity."