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Louis Royer

Louis Royer
VSOP Cognac

Category: VSOP Cognac

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 40%
88 Points
Silver Medal
Highly Recommended
$42.00

Louis Royer
VSOP Cognac

Category: VSOP Cognac

Date Tasted:
Country: France
Alcohol: 40%
Deep amber color. Delicate aromas and flavors of peanut brittle, mocha, and pencil eraser with a satiny, bright, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a peppery, interesting, medium-long finish evoking accents of buttercream, nut oil, pepper, and spiced fruits with light oak. A nice zesty, carefree VSOP Cognac that will pop in cocktails.
Tasting Info
Spirits Glass Style: Complex, Spicy & Fruity
Aroma Aroma: peanut brittle, mocha, and pencil eraser
Taste Flavor: buttercream, nut oil, pepper, and spiced fruits
Smoothness Smoothness: Peppery
Enjoy Enjoy: in cocktails, on the rocks and with cigars
Cocktail Cocktails: Sidecar, Brandy Crusta, Champs-Élysées
Bottom Line Bottom Line: A nice zesty, carefree VSOP Cognac that will pop in cocktails.
The Producer

Louis Royer

The Producer
27-29 Rue Du Chail
Jarnac, 16200
France
33 545-810272
VSOP Cognac
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Serve in a Snifter
V.S.O.P. (very superior old pale or very special old pale) Cognac has been aged a minimum of four years, although many examples are aged as long as ten to fifteen years or even longer. It is aged longer than a VS (very special), but less than an X.O.

Produced by both large and small Cognac houses, VSOP has remarkable complexity, especially with the long period of aging, which rounds out the Cognac, while adding a distinct spiciness and vanilla character. These are priced from $30 to $55 per bottle and need to be sipped slowly after dinner on their own or with a cigar. Given the marketing prowess of the large firms as well as their breeding and prestige, VSOP Cognac have been and continue to be one of the most popular spirits in America and around the world.
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