This 100% Grande Champagne blend contains cognacs from different distillers and growers from the Cognac region. The original strength of the blend is normally at 50% ABV, but it is brought down to 40% by adding older and thinner 15% Cognac (“vieilles faibles,” very old, weak Grande Champagne) and one of the strengthes of Delamain cognac. Delamain Très Vénérable Grande Champagne Cognac is blended from different old Cognacs. The label design actually comes from a French Revolutionary bank note, the bottle was introduced in 1976.
With an incredibly old family tradition, Delamain (et Cie) makes for an exciting cognac house with roots dating back to the early 1600s! The family tree couldn’t be more complicated, and yet the Delamain brand has managed to survive since its creation in 1762. This is a cognac house that is unapologetic when it comes to quality, selecting only the very best from its suppliers in order to create its own products. With the British aristocracy having influenced the Delamains for generations, this cognac is authentically catered for blue blood!
Delamain Tres Venerable Grande Champagne Cognac is blended from a range of Cognacs averaging 45 to 50 years of age, which have been reduced by natural evaporation to approximately 45 percent alcohol by volume.
It is brought to 40 percent consumption strength by the gradual addition of ‘vieilles faibles, ‘very old, weak Grande Champagne Cognacs showing a natural alcohol content of 15 percent.
The unusual label design is taken from a French Revolutionary bank note.
Introduced in 1976, this rare Cognac inspires the respect and reverence its name, and age, suggest. Brilliant deep topaz in colour with gold highlights, its profound, complex bouquet reveals subtle nuances of dried fruits, licorice and mellowed oak.
An initial freshness and delicacy on the palate unfold into a rich, palette of mature flavours underscored by sophisticated ‘rancio’, notes of fruitcake and cheese.
A Cognac of perfect balance with exceptional length on the finish.
Extraordinary delicacy in a rich, full flavoured cognac. Floral spice aromas give way to complex scents of underwood, raisins, vanilla, licorice and honey.