Courvoisier uses a blend of the Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne crus for their VSOP, giving it the "Fine Champagne" distinction. The Unmistakable finesse of the vanilla, dried fruit and heady summer flower notes builds slowly while aging in French Oak barrels for up to a decade.Perfect harmony and balance of aromas Aroma is everything for cognac. The character of each individual note is shaped by its terroir, grape, cask and years of maturation. This is why Courvoisier takes great care to nurture every possible aroma at every possible stage of the cognac-making process. In recognition of this quality Courvoisier is consistently awarded in numerous spirits competition (IWSC and San Francisco spirits competition).JasmineThe distillation on the lees is a complex and meticulous process but it gives our VSOP Fine Cognac fruity and musk notes, evoking jasmine aroma.Toasted almond From our insistence on ageing in oak barrels. After several years in our French fine-grained oak barrels, the spirit develops nutty notes and ages to produce a sweet, caramelized flavor resembling that of toasted almonds. Peach Evolving from the meticulous selection of the best wines from cognac region, which, when distilled and aged, begin to conjure the soft, luscious aroma of ripe peach.Enjoy Courvoisier VSOP neat to fully comprehend the balance of vanilla, fruit and flower notes. This cognac also pairs superbly with sophisticated mixers such as champagne. Learn to mix a Courvoisier VSOP Champagne Coctail.NEAT: Sip and savour the smooth floral subtlety of Courvoisier VSOP at room temperature. Once poured, leave it for a minute or so to fully develop its Tasting notes. Our Master Blender calls this ‘La Minute Mystique’.COCKTAILS: The subtle dryness and sensual flavors of Courvoisier VSOP make it superb in long drinks and cocktails with sophisticated mixers.Cognac is a living, breathing product. Over the years, the eaux-de-vie is in permanent contact with the oak casks, a natural interaction that gives our cognac its rich color and complex bouquet. To be legally called cognac, eaux-de-vie must be aged for at least two and half years. Every additional years adds richness and smoother flavors, so even our youngest cognac, Courvoisier VS, uses eaux-de-vie that has been aged for up to eight years.
After being pressed, our Ugni Blanc grape juice naturally ferments for seven days, the fruit sugars transforming it into a sumptuous wine ready for distillation. The clear wine is fruity, dry, slighltly acidic and about 9% by volume. We insist on Micro distilling, where our wine growers ferment their wine in small batches before we select only the very best to go forward for distillation.