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Gran Gala

Gran Gala
VS Cognac

Category: VS Cognac

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 40%
86 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$17.99

Gran Gala
VS Cognac

Category: VS Cognac

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 40%
Golden amber color. Attractive aromas of caramelized zucchini, mesquite, ripe sweet cherry, pineapple-kiwi smoothie, clove cigarettes, and candy corn with a satiny, crisp, fruity medium body and a peppery, medium-length black pepper, galangal, washed rind cheese, and salted caramel malted milk balls finish. A super solid VS cognac that offers plenty of toasty oak and concentration for the category.

Tasting Info

Spirits Glass Style: Fruity & Mild
Aroma Aroma: caramelized zucchini, mesquite, ripe sweet cherry, pineapple-kiwi smoothie, clove cigarettes, and candy corn
Taste Flavor: black pepper, galangal, washed rind cheese, and salted caramel malted milk balls
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, neat and on the rocks
Cocktail Cocktails: Sidecar, Wisconsin Old Fashioned, Champs-Élysées
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A super solid VS cognac that offers plenty of toasty oak and concentration for the category.

The Importer

Gemini Spirits & Wine

The Importer
10 South LaSalle, Suite 3400
Chicago, IL 60603
USA
1 866-729-3722

VS Cognac

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Serve in a Snifter
V.S. (Very Superior, also known as V.S.P or Three Star, very superior pale and ***) Cognacs require a minimum of two years aging in a cask, although the industry average is four to five years. These are generally lighter in style with more young, fruity flavors that make them a good choice for classic Cognac cocktails like a Sidecar, Brandy Alexander, or the original version of the Mint Julep.