Camus XO Cognac

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More about Camus XO

Produced by: Camus Cognac
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alc./vol: 40%

Proof: 80°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: 10 years

Product of: Product of France France

Camus XO is one of a new range of Camus cognacs produced using their ˝Instensity˝ distillation process to produce "intensely aromatic cognacs" launched in April 2019. It is blended from eaux-de-vie matured in small oak casks for at least 10 years. The blend contains distillates from the Borderies cr

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 12/04/2019

Appearance:

Clear, burnished coppery amber.

Aroma:

Dried and candied fruit, honeysuckle and violet blossom, hazelnut, black tea, zesty orange marmalade and vanilla fudge with crème anglaise, chocolate and dried apricot.

Taste:

Candied fruit, zesty orange marmalade, nutty oak, vanilla fudge, parma violet and black tea leaves with enlivening black pepper, cinnamon, clove and nutmeg spice.

Aftertaste:

More nutty notes emerge in the long, elegantly spicy mocha coffee influenced finish.

Overall:

Grand Champagne spice along with floral and nutty Borderies notes shine in this very elegant XO.

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