Tesseron Cognac Lot No. 90 XO Ovation
Tesseron // Cognac, France
This is the "youngest" in the Tesseron collection of cognacs, but even still it is gets an XO designation as the eaux-de-vie are at least 10 years of age. The grapes used for this bottling are ugni blanc which hail from Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, and Fins Bois. Lot No. 90 was formerly known as XO Selection, but has undergone a name change to XO Ovation.
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