Cognac Courvoisier XO Imperial, gift box, 50 ml
Cognac amber color with a touch of old gold.
Cognac has a rich, complex but harmonious, smooth taste with a velvety structure, tones of candied orange, apricot, pear and sweet spices.
Cognac has a rich, complex, slightly exotic flavor with hints of chocolate, vanilla, cocoa, caramel cream, cinnamon, iris and violet colors.
Cognac is recommended to use at room temperature as a digestif, as well as in conjunction with such rich desserts like creme brulee or a hot chocolate cake.
Courvoisier XO Imperial, recognized as one of the world's finest cognacs category XO, - extremely fragrant brandy with a rich flavor with a soft, velvety structure, as well as a unique fragrant aroma. Exquisite blend "Courvoisier XO Imperial" consists of cognac from Grande Champagne area, Petite Champagne and Borderies, aged from 20 to 35 years. Rich cognac highest category! According to legend it was cognac Courvoisier Napoleon took with him, going to the island of St. Helena, so Courvoisier is also known as the "Cognac of Napoleon."
Courvoisier XO Imperial won a double gold medal at the "San Francisco World Spirits Competition, 2008", a gold medal at the same competition in 2011, gold in the "International Review of Spirits, 2010".
History Courvoisier brand dates back to the beginning of the XIX century, when Emmanuel Courvoisier and his partner Louis Gallois organized trading company and warehouses with alcoholic beverages. It is them, according to legend, Napoleon visited and purchased a few barrels of cognac for his army. In 1828 the sons of the founders - Felix Courvoisier and Jules Gallois - decide to move away from trade and take only the production of high-quality brandy. Their project was crowned with great success, and the creators have won glory manufacturers of exquisite cognac. In 1909, the company acquires an English family Simon, who saw great potential of the brand "Courvoisier". It is thanks to Simon appeared famous logo with a silhouette of Napoleon, and the brandy became famous far beyond the borders of France. In 1964 the brand acquires Canadian company Hiram Walker and significantly expands the market has increased significantly worldwide sales. Today the brand is owned Courvoisier Beam Inc, and production is based in the town of Jarnac in the Charente department. For more than two centuries of master blenders company skillfully combines ancient tradition and innovation to create exclusive cognac, known and appreciated throughout the world today.