Cognac Park Single Vineyard Borderies Brandy
The Distillerie Tessendier estate was founded in 1880 by Gaston Tessendier. Today, it's still run as a family house, Maison Park, built on carrying that tradition forward through the generations. The Borderies cru, one of six delimited growing regions for cognac, is the one of the smallest by land area. A rarity among cognacs from this region, Cognac Park Borderies was aged 15 years, first spending 10 months in new Limousin oak casks before being transferred to older casks. As a single vineyard expression, it was designed to both showcase the floral, light qualities of the Borderies region, as well as to serve as a transition between a VSOP and XO range.
You'll find a floral nose, with citrus zest as well as red wine, and a distinctive jammy side, think apricot and grape jam. This silky single-vineyard Cognac hits all the right notes, layering rounded vanilla, sherry, and butterscotch with the freshness of apricots and white flowers. There's brown sugar, cinnamon, and baking spices on the mouthwatering finish, then light vanilla, and some of that early fruitiness returns.