Meukow XO Cognac
Meukow // Cognac, France
The A.C. Meukow & Co House was founded in 1862 by Auguste-Christophe and Gustav Meukow, who were sent to France by Tsar Alexander II to acquire cognac for his Court. Currently, Meukow is owned and managed by the Coste family. For this XO, eaux de vie from four of the six regions in cognac are utilized: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Fins Bois and Bons Bois. Bottled at 40% ABV.
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