Louis Royer VSOP Preference Cognac
Louis Royer // Cognac, France
Louis Royer is a “big house” that eludes the spotlight shared by other brands. The VSOP Preference is made from a blend of eaux de vie ranging from 4-6 years of age sourced from Fine Champagne, Fins Bois and Bons Bois crus.
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 fairly intense style of cognac. The aromas leap out of the glass with notes of orange zest, Ceylon cinnamon, potpourri, and licorice root. Leather muskiness and dried fruit (especially dates) join in quickly after. The palate is just as powerful and sweet with notes of fresh baked apple, ripe peaches, baking spices, and oolong tea. This cognac has quite a presence and works well alone or in a cocktail."