Pierre Ferrand Ancestrale Grand Champagne 1er Cru de Cognac

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Closure: Natural cork stopper

More about Pierre Ferrand Ancestrale

Produced by: Maison Ferrand
Owned by: Cognac Pierre Ferrand
UK distribution by: Instil Drinks Co. Ltd
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of France France

Pierre Ferrand Ancestrale is blended from the oldest cognacs from the best crus from the Grand Champagne region held in demijohn within Ferrand’s Paradis. These rare cogancs span four decades from the 1920s to the 1950s. A maximum of 500 bottles of Ancestrale are released each year.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 30/12/2014

Appearance:

(sample bottle No. F0022) Clear, deep golden amber.

Aroma:

Chocolate, black tea leaves, floral violet blossom, toasted almond, toasty cedarwood and balsawood.

Taste:

Masculine, fabulously complex and harmonious with dry toasted almond and cedarwood, faintly sweet new leather and vanilla with wonderfully floral violet.

Aftertaste:

Cedarwood, tobacco, sweet fragrant violet and delicate spice.

Overall:

Dry, elegant and floral.

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