Hine Rare VSOP Fine Champagne Cognac

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 3 251370 040050
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Hine Rare VSOP

Produced by: Thomas Hine & Co.
Owned by: EDV SAS
UK distribution by: Speciality Brands
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

The distinctive Hine faceted bottle is a replica of a crystal decanter given to Robert Hine as a wedding present in 1938. Created in 1989 by Bernard Hine, Rare VSOP is a Fine Champagne cognac blended from more than 25 eaux de vie from Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne (all over six years old).

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 30/06/2014

Appearance:

Clear, coppery amber.

Aroma:

Vanilla, grilled almond, gingerbread, dried apricot, apple pie, gooseberry pie, and faint dark chocolate.

Taste:

Mellow, caramel and vanilla with floral notes, hints of apricot, gingerbread, nuts, fruitcake and chocolate.

Aftertaste:

Honeycomb, dark chocolate and dark peppery spice.

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