V.S.O.P

Cognac Hardy

V.S.O.P

$72.50

** Prix de détail incluant taxes et frais de service si applicable*
Service fees
$ 0.10
Product code
11092385
Format
6 x 700ml
Listing type
SAQ Specialty by lot
Status
Available
Type of product
Cognac V.S.O.P.
Licensee price
$62.93
Country
France
Regulated designation
Appellation origine controlée (AOC)
Region
Poitou-Charentes
Subregion
Grande Champagne
Varietal(s)
Ugni blanc 100 %
Alcohol percentage
40%
Color
Amber
Closure type
Cork
Length of aging
Minimum aging of 8 years in Limousin oak
Aging potential
To drink within one year of opening
Producer's website

About this winery

The House of Hardy owes its name to a British gentleman, Anthony Hardy. As a good professional of wines and spirits, he regularly escapes from London to control the quality of the Charentes crus. He succumbed to the charm of the region and eventually settled there. He founded the Maison Hardy in 1863. A great lover of France and the French, he went so far as to change his first name to Antoine. He also adopts the Gallic cockerel as the emblem of his house. The quality and seriousness of Anthony...

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Product notes

At a blind tasting organized by The Beverage Tasting Institute, the Hardy V.S.O.P. won the "Wine Enthusiast Best Buy Recommendation" category. 92/100, Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2013 Cognac Awards.

Tasting notes

Hardy VSOP charms the eye with its bronze colour and deep, attractive tints, and the nose with its fresh pear scents, leading into warmer walnut notes and spicy cinnamon hints. The flavours on the palate are quite simply perfectly balanced.