Navarre Souvenir Impérial 50 Year Grande Champagne Cognac
Fruity, multifaceted and complex from beginning to end. Aged for half a century, this Hors d’Age is an ‘Imperial’ example of Jacky Navarre’s ability to produce singular Cognac blends from the Grande Champagne. It has undergone a process unlike most: non-chill filtered, nor colored or boiséd with wooden chips. It is, just as it was meant to be - straight from the barrel.
The nose is aromatic, with notes of exotic fruits such as mango and papaya, alongside ginger, honeyed apples and sandalwood. On the palate, papaya and passionfruit arrive with notes of guava and a hint of eucalyptus. The finale leans into notes of sandalwood, walnut oil and an earthy tone. Bottled at 40% abv.