Maxime Trijol XO Cognac
Maxime Trijol // Cognac, France
Maxime Trijol is an independent, family-owned cognac house with vineyards in both Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne. They do purchase wines from other families to supplement what they produce before distilling. The oak they use for aging is mostly Tronçais and Limousin.
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 TypeTronçais and Limousin oak
"Wood spices and waxy fruit, more in the berry family, are found on the nose. The palate is full of dried fruits like raisins and prunes along with a touch of coffee. Dark spiced caramel is present with those dried fruits on the finish which is long-lasting."