Jenssen Carte Blanche Grand Champagne Cognac

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alc./vol:
40%

Proof:
80°

Vintage:
Non-vintage

Aged:
12 years

Closure: Natural cork stopper

Product of: Product of France France

With twelve years age this Grande Champagne is technically a young XO. Carte Blanche literally translates as 'freehand' and Jenssen says the name refers to their giving their cellar master "free hands to compose an avant-garde cognac - light and fruity with no additives."

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 02/08/2011

Appearance

Clear, golden amber with burnished copper tones.

Aroma

Floral (jasmine and honeysuckle), honeyed nose with faint cedar wood.

Taste

Fresh, lemon zest influenced palate that is surprisingly dry and woody. Light vanilla, fudge and toffee flavours.

Aftertaste

Vanilla, fudge and watermelon shine through in the lightly spicy finish.

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