Medium amber tinged with copper.
Candied orange scents subtly fused with hints of spice.
Notes of dried fruit, gingerbread and nutmeg.
Lovely lingering finish with nuances of macerated orange.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 98 points - (UB Collection,Chairman’s Trophy)- Gorgeous orange/copper hue. Seductive fragrance of fresh orange peel is totally delightful and beguiling, but it’s the foundational flavor of XO cognac that gives wings to the orange. Flavor echoes the bouquet perfectly as the orange peel zestiness is matched and supported by the supple spirit base. A masterpiece of the top ranking. (Mar 2015)
Wine Enthusiast 96 points - The palate is balanced between the citric acid, alcohol, Cognac and wood, with the Cognac always prevailing. Concludes with finesse, a sweet-sour presence, and an incredibly lush texture. (Jun 2006)
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Rich amber tones. Well-balanced, elegant aroma. Harmonious combination of cognac and orange. Harmonious, elegant taste. Long, lingering after-taste.
Serve with: Pork Tenderloins with Grand
Marnier Soy Marinade over mashed green chile yucca.