XO, Grande Champagne

Branson XO provides the most exquisite expression of XO Grande Champagne Cognac. Created from Eaux-de-Vie grown in the premier terroir of the region, Grande Champagne, this Cognac is aged for a minimum of 10 years, with some of the Eaux-de-Vie being 25+ years old. The Cognac is deep brown with a bronze hue. Elegant and complex, with almost no burn, floral and citrus notes balance seamlessly with hints of tobacco, honey, and chocolate that continue through an incredibly long finish.

Technical Data

Aged a minimum of 10 years, some Eaux-de-Vie over 25 years old
100% Grande Champagne 1er Cru Appellation. 100% Estate Sourced from top appellation in region, known for greatest finesse and elegance
Distilled in Original Pot Still from the 1800’s
Sessile Oak used to impart more elegance and finesse. Some barrels 50+ years old

Distiller Notes

Made from hand selected Ugni Blanc grapes grown exclusively in the 1er Cru Grande Champagne region of Cognac and then aged in French Sessile Oak Barriques, some that are decades old. Pot Still are used with some remaining from the late 1800's that results in pure elegance and one of the most exquisite XO Cognacs ever made.

Tasting Notes

An exquisite blend of aged Grande Champagne Cognacs that balances elegance, complexity and a touch of boldness. Floral notes, grilled almonds and orange zest are followed by intense fruitiness (orange zest), honey, tobacco and dark cocoa.