Cognac Courvoisier - XO
Blend of 40 brandies
The origin of their history starts at the beginning of the 19th century. Emmanuel Courvoisier and his partner, Welsh Louis, possessed a wine and spirits company in the Parisian suburb of Bercy. In 1811 Napoleon visited their warehouses in Bercy. According to the legend, Napoleon would have later taken several barrels of cognac with him to Saint Hélène, a pleasure very appreciated by the English officers on the boat, so that was nicknamed " Napoleon's Cognac ".
The XO Courvoisier is an assembly of Big mature Champagne, a touch of Small Champagne and some respectable Borderies, aged during at least two ten days(decades)...
Nose : Very rich aromas of crystallized burned(burnt person), orange crème and iris, with exotic notes(marks) of chocolate and cinnamon.
Mouth : A soft, rich and supple body. The alcohol disparait for the benefit of the intensity of the aromas.