VSOP, Grande Champagne

Branson VSOP provides the purest expression of Grande Champagne Cognac. Created from Eaux-de-Vie grown in the premier terroir of the region, Grande Champagne, this Cognac represents the most exclusive and sublime expression of VSOP. Aged for a minimum of 4 years, with the majority up to 7 years, the Cognac is bright gold with hints of bronze. Elegant and extraordinarily smooth with notes of peach, melon and tobacco on the nose and sweet spice, clove, and a hint of vanilla on the palate.

Technical Data

Aged a minimum of 4 years, majority of Eaux-de-Vie 7 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 Oak Barriques. Pot Still are used with some remaining from the late 1800's to ensure the smoothest and most subtle Cognac possible.

Tasting Notes

The golden and bronzed Cognac has intense floral, fruit, spice and tobacco notes on the nose, such as ripe peach, cloves and cinnamon. On the palate, the same flavors are combined with a hint of vanilla, dried fruit and licorice. The finish is incredibly smooth wi th almost no burn, and exceptionally long, leaving a lasting flavor in the mouth.