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Claude Thorin Folle Blanche 1996 Cognac Grande Champagne

79,50 € incl. VAT
66,25 € excl. VAT

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Folle Blanche is the old grape of the Cognac vineyards, used until the phylloxera crisis in the 1880s and now mainly replaced by the Ugni Blanc grape.

Some Cognac Houses have nevertheless preserved the Folle Blanche such as the Thorin family with this 18 years old Cognac from the 1996 harvest and aged in old oak barrels.

Very coppered robe with violet fragrances, honeysuckle and vanilla.

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A vintage Cognac originating from the rarest vineyard of the cognac region.

The Folle Blanche is the old variety from the Cognac vineyard, used until the phylloxera crisis in the years 1880 and replaced mainly by the white Ugni variety.

A few winegrowers still kept the Folle Blanche, among which the Thorin family who let this Cognac age during 18 years in red barrels from the 1996 harvest.

Copper colour with fragrances of violet, honeysuckle, and vanilla. A lingering finish characterized by notes of white-fleshed fruits and spices.

Size :Bottle/Decanter 0.70L
Alcohol Degree :40%
Appellation :Cognac Grande Champagne Premier Cru
Vintage :1996
Grapes :Folle Blanche

The Claude Thorin vineyard, located in Grande Champagne de Cognac, classified Premier Cru from the region was founded by André Thorin in 1950, and is currently managed by his son Claude.

This vineyard spreads on a hundred hectares and the wineries that shelter its cognacs are more than a hundred years old.

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