Nose: Generous notes of plum and fig marmalade rounded out by intense oaky notes of toffee and toasted bread
Taste: Mellowness of butterscotch, baked spices, with hints of dark chocolate
Body: Exceptionally rounded with a creamy aftertaste
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 94 points - Rich and spicy aromas of dried figs, cinnamon, and spice cake. The flavor is dry and spiced with a grainy texture and lots of woodsy flavor. Herbs and dried fruit flavors emerge toward the end and deep spice resonates throughout. (Mar 2013)
Wine Enthusiast 90 points - The label on this light caramel-brown liquid says it’s blended "for aromatic intensity.” Mission accomplished: The aromas are indeed intense, with sweet, high bursts of burnt caramel and orange peel, opening up to a slightly chocolaty fragrance. On the tongue, this one is a big, solid block of flavor, with lots of caramel from start to finish, adding some coffee and dark chocolate notes at the end. Despite the big-brute flavor, it has a mellow finish.
— K.N. (Dec 2010)
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Commemorating the Royal Recognition of Excellence decreed upon Remy Martin by King Louis XV, this cognac is aged a minimum of 12 years. Copper tinted with oak & candied fruit aromas. Superbly smooth!