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De Luze Presentation 110811

  1. 1. DE LUZEThe Choice of Delight
  2. 2. DE LUZE Cognac The Boinaud familyA well established wine growing and distilling family in CognacMasters of all stages of the process…from the vine to the glass
  3. 3. DE LUZE Cognac Vineyard410 hectares in Grande Champagne, Ungi-Blanc grapes This ensures the finest quality
  4. 4. DE LUZE Cognac Distillation Only distill unfiltered wines in small pot stillsThis slower process provides a natural, thick texture
  5. 5. DE LUZE Cognac Cooperage In-house coopers utilize only Limousin oakThis provides a more delicate exchange between spirit and air
  6. 6. DE LUZE Cognac Aging Longer aging is required for eaux-de-vie to reach perfect maturityThe older the cognac, the more fruit, flower and spice in the aromas
  7. 7. DE LUZE Cognac BlendingGenerations of Boinaud expertise and savoir fareNatural color and natural taste, no caramel added
  8. 8. DE LUZE Cognac The Boinaud PledgeNothing taken away: Only unfiltered wines are distilled Longer aging: Enhanced three-dimensional taste Nothing added: Natural color and natural taste
  9. 9. DE LUZE ALFRED Fine Champagne CognacDE LUZE ALFRED Fine Champagne Cognac: Thick, natural and at 43%. The Cognac to drink on ice. The Choice of Delight.
  10. 10. DE LUZE XO Fine Champagne CognacDE LUZE XO Fine Champagne Cognac: From the very best vines, aged to perfection. A Cognac with a symphony of flavors and aromas.
  11. 11. DE LUZE EXTRA DELIGHT Fine Champagne CognacDE LUZE EXTRA DELIGHT Fine Champagne Cognac: Perfectly matured Cognac. A generation in a decanter offering the rarest of aromas.
  12. 12. DE LUZE ALFRED Fine Champagne Cognac – Tasting notes Appearance Clarity: Polished Legs: Medium Color: Yellow amber gold Nose Condition: Intense with character Development: Three dimensional - Floral, Fruity, Spicy Character: Floral - Wild carnations / Fruity - Cooked prunes, candied apricot Palate Sweetness: With character Body: On ice - Intense and mellow Intensity: On ice - Strong Mouthfeel: On ice - Silky duvet Character: On ice - Vanilla, walnut, leather and peppery Alcohol: 43%. On-ice - Subtle and discrete Finish: Long with character Conclusions Quality: Brings character to on-ice and mixed drinks Origin: Fine Champagne, Cognac, France
  13. 13. DE LUZE ALFRED Fine Champagne Cognac – Tasting prose DE LUZE ALFRED Fine Champagne Cognac has a delightful yellow amber gold color with a polished clarity which sparkles when served on ice. Its discrete nose of wild carnations, cooked prunes and candied apricot is complemented by an intense mellow strength, which is not diluted on the ice. The full flavors of this Fine Champagne Cognac are preserved in its silky duvet, which releases vanilla, walnut, leather and peppery aromas to complement the fruit and the flowers. This 43% cognac brings authentic character to mixed drinks and is a delight simply on ice. The tasting age is 13 – 15 years.
  14. 14. DE LUZE XO Fine Champagne Cognac – Tasting notes Appearance Clarity: Perfect crystalline balance Legs: Heavy and slow Color: Antique gold Nose Condition: Conservative and charming Development: Three dimensional - Floral, fruity and spicy Character: Floral - Spring jasmine, iris / Fruity - Ripe fig, candied orange, juicy plums Palate Sweetness: Smooth and dry Body: Delicate and supple Intensity: Powerful and elegant Mouthfeel: Chewy and rich Character: Fresh slightly minty, grated cinnamon, toffee, cigar box Alcohol: Rich and velvety Finish: Long, 10 minutes Conclusions Quality: Outstanding, award winning XO quality Origin: Fine Champagne, Cognac, France
  15. 15. DE LUZE XO Fine Champagne Cognac – Tasting prose DE LUZE XO Fine Champagne Cognac is a powerful elegant cognac. Like its antique gold color, perfectly crystalline, its thick velvety texture is visible to the eye. A three-dimensional nose of spring jasmine, iris, ripe fig, candied orange and juicy plums promises a palate which explodes with complex flavors of grated cinnamon, toffee and cigar box. The flavors of this award-winning Fine Champagne Cognac linger on the palate for over ten minutes after tasting. The tasting age is 20+ years with the oldest cognac in the blend from the Boinaud Estate harvest of 1980.
  16. 16. DE LUZE EXTRA DELIGHT Fine Champagne Cognac – Tasting notes Appearance Clarity: Luminous reflections from the oak Legs: Patient and time takers Color: Fiery antique gold Nose Condition: Enchanting explosion Development: Three-dimensional - floral, fruity and spicy Character: Floral - Narcissus, honeysuckle, jasmine / Fruity - Candied citrus, ripe fig, dried fruits Palate Sweetness: Fresh and minty Body: Very generous Intensity: Slow-motion explosion and mouthwatering Mouthfeel: Syrupy, awakens all the senses Character: Fresh hazelnut, supple oak, eucalyptus, nutmeg, cedar, cigar box Alcohol: 40%. Hidden by the complex flavor profile Finish: Very long, over 10 minutes Conclusions Quality: A Reference. Very old and mature. Origin: Fine Champagne, Cognac, France
  17. 17. DE LUZE EXTRA DELIGHT Fine Champagne Cognac – Tasting prose DE LUZE EXTRA DELIGHT Fine Champagne Cognac is patience in a glass. Its luminous fiery antique gold reflections promise a nose of narcissus, honeysuckle and jasmine with a fruitiness characterized by candied citrus, ripe fig and dried fruits. Its syrupy generous texture gently reveals a hidden spiciness, which develops in the glass over time. At first powerful and intense, subtle flavors of fresh hazelnut, supple oak, eucalyptus, nutmeg, cedar and cigar box are awoken as testimony to the long generation of aging that has allowed this cognac to reach perfect maturity. After tasting, the freshness lingers on for well over ten minutes, revealing further complexity and delight. The tasting age is 35 years and more.

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