An encounter between time and inspiration, Frapin’s style exalts the very essence of Cognac. Established in the Charente since 1270, Domaine Chateau Fontpinot, is the personification of a great family tradition with centuries of experience and an exceptional vineyard estate.
On the hillsides of Segonzac around Chateau Fontpinot, the Domaine keeps alive the age-old methods of grape growing, harvesting, pressing, distilling and ageing. Red copper Charentais stills, oak casks from the Limousin forests, alternate damp and dry cellars. . . every day, the methods used by the experts at Domaine Chateau Fontpinot, ensure that the true character of Grande Champagne Cognacs that are enjoyed throughout the world, continues to thrive.
Cellar Master's Note: Aged 8 to 10 years while the legally required minimum is 4 and half years.
Appearance - old gold color, amber, brilliant
Aroma - warm, complex, baked fruit, rich, hot, rose petals
Palate - harmonious, rich, full with burnt tannins mixed with vanilla
Finish - defined remaining finish, English marmalade