Cognac Tres Vieille Reserve de Lafite Rothschild, 0.7 L
The taste of cognac velvet, soft, warm, warming, with tones of brown sugar, vanilla, and with hints of cigars, forest fruits, nuts and dried mushrooms that have emerged as a result of long aging in oak barrels.
Intoxicating aroma of cognac is filled with notes of dried fruit, vanilla, incense, flowers and oriental spices.
Cognac - a great digestif, which offers a leisurely tasting, can be combined with a cigar, a slice of lemon.
"Tres Vieille Reserve" - a very rare, rare vintage cognac from stocks Domain Baron de Rothschild (Lafite). Creating brandy was a hobby of Rothschild, the unofficial production, which did not even know many experts. The first samples were created at the end of the XIX century. Each issue of cognac from the Domain Baron Rothschild - an exclusive and unique, in a limited number. "Tres Vieille Reserve" ("very old") is created from grapes Colombard and Folle Blanche, grown in a certain area, stretching from the mouth of the Gironde River to the north of Bordeaux and the Bay of Biscay and the deepening of 80 miles in Angouleme. This geographical triangle Charente jokingly called the "bikini line". "Tres Vieille Reserve" for over 50 years aged in the cellars of the Rothschilds and able to develop further, to 2030. This is - a magnificent specimen in a bottle handmade, the possession of which can boast of a few collectors of the world!
The high quality of the famous Château Lafite Rothschild speak unnecessarily, as it is known to anyone who has the slightest idea of French wines. Just to say that according to the classification in 1855, this wine has become one of the five best red wines of Bordeaux Premier Grand Cru class and since then it occupies top positions in the hierarchy of the most prestigious wines in the world.
First wine Chateau Laffite was presented at the royal court Nicolas Alexandre de Segur in 1716 and created a furor in court circles of Versailles. It became known as the "King of Wine", and after some time it was served on the finest grand reception not only in France but also in Russia.
In 1868, Château Lafite Rothschild, Baron bought, which is very favorable effect on the further fate of the estate and as its first and second wines. Today, Château Lafite Rothschild is a 100 hectares of excellent vineyards located on the picturesque slopes Poyaka. The average age of the vines here is 40 years (because of this grape is created the first wine farm - Château Lafite Rothschild), but there are 80-year and 100-year-old residents.
Excellent quality wine is primarily due to the uniqueness of the terroir, which mainly consists of limestone soils. At Chateau born small harvests, but the grapes are rich in valuable microelements responsible for the aroma and flavor complexity of the wine. More recently, the term exposure Château Lafite Rothschild was 32-36 months, now it reduced to 18-20 months, but the wine is still stored in traditional oak barrels. In 1995, thanks to the efforts of Charles Chevalier and new technical team management quality wine Château Lafite Rothschild has reached a new, higher level that was achieved through ruthless selection of grapes, for now, only 30-40% of the crop is used to make the first wine estates. Thanks to this innovation today, Château Lafite Rothschild has even greater complexity, charm, elegance, and that is important for the great wines of Bordeaux - longevity!