Delamain Reserve de la Famille Cognac
  • Category Cognac
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Distillery Delamain
  • Style Cognac
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • fruit
  • spicy
  • leather
  • rancio
  • figs
  • golden raisin
  • tobacco
  • cake
  • cedarwood

Delamain

Reserve de la Famille Cognac (0.75l, 43%)
Price $783.99

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Delamain Cognac Reserve de la Famille could be the best Cognac… ever.

In the world of Cognac there are a few names that rise above the rest. Delamain is one of those names.

James Delamain was born in Ireland in 1738 where his Huguenot family had fled during the French religious conflicts. James returned to France and apprenticed in Cognac production. In 1759 he partnered with his father-in-law to form Maison Delamain. When James died in 1800, the company fell apart. But his spirit carried on through his son-in-law, Thomas Hine, who famously founded Hine Cognac. Then, in 1924 his grandson Henri re-established the house, limiting production to exclusively the finest Hors d’Age Cognacs (old beyond age).

Delamain Cognac Reserve de la Famille is NOT a blend of anything at all. It is a single barrel of Hors d’Age Cognac nearly sixty years old. And when Cognac is that old, it does not need to be to be cut to proof because of the natural drop in ABV over so many decades. It is what it is… an exceptionally old single cask Grand Champaign Cognac straight from the barrel at 43% ABV. Each is irreproducible and irreplaceable. It is a singular moment in time from six decades past recaptured in the present. In a word, it’s sublime.

Smartass Corner:
In the world of Cognac, VS (Very Special) means it’s at least two years old, VSOP (Very Special Old Pale) is at least four years old, Napoleon is a minimum of six years old, XO (Extra Old) is at least ten years old, and Hors d’Age covers everything older.


*This bottle is a collector’s item; we will not be able to entertain any refunds or exchanges.

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***Any kind of transit damage is insured and will be reimbursed.
  • Category Cognac
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Distillery Delamain
  • Style Cognac
  • Alcohol 43%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
Appearance / Color
Polished Garnet

Nose / Aroma / Smell
Wafts of history reach your nose with notes of florals, warm fruit, moist tobacco leaves, cedar, and spice cake.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The flavor profile is deep and majestic, a dance of fruits, muddled spices, saddle leather, and a melange of rancio from fig to sultana.

Finish
The finish just leaves you wanting more.
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  • fruit
  • spicy
  • leather
  • rancio
  • figs
  • golden raisin
  • tobacco
  • cake
  • cedarwood
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
There are six different wine-growing areas (crus) authorized to produce Cognac - in descending order of prestige: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bons Bois, and Bois Ordinaires.
There are three different qualities of Cognac recognized by law: V.S. (very special), V.S.O.P. (Very Superior Old Pale), and X.O. (Extra Old).
Before the labels and wax seals are hand fitted to the bottle, the bottles are rinsed with Cognac. Licking your Delamain bottle before consumption is fine with us. No judging.
Cognac is a form of distilled Brandy. For a spirit to be labeled Cognac, it must be made from specified grapes, of which Ugni Blanc is the one most widely used. It must be twice distilled in copper pot stills and aged at least two years in French oak barrels from Limousin or Tronçais.
There are three primary grades of Cognac recognized by law: V.S., V.S.O.P., and X.O, but we also know Napoléon, XXO, and Hors d'âge.
Cognac, named after the town of Cognac in France, is a variety of brandy (distilled wine). It is only produced in the wine-growing region surrounding this town. Cognac must be made from specified grapes, be twice distilled in copper pot stills, and be aged at least two years in French oak barrels. Most Cognacs are aged considerably longer than the minimum legal requirement.
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Character Dogson
There are six different wine-growing areas (crus) authorized to produce Cognac - in descending order of prestige: Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies, Fins Bois, Bons Bois, and Bois Ordinaires.
There are three different qualities of Cognac recognized by law: V.S. (very special), V.S.O.P. (Very Superior Old Pale), and X.O. (Extra Old).
Before the labels and wax seals are hand fitted to the bottle, the bottles are rinsed with Cognac. Licking your Delamain bottle before consumption is fine with us. No judging.
Cognac is a form of distilled Brandy. For a spirit to be labeled Cognac, it must be made from specified grapes, of which Ugni Blanc is the one most widely used. It must be twice distilled in copper pot stills and aged at least two years in French oak barrels from Limousin or Tronçais.
There are three primary grades of Cognac recognized by law: V.S., V.S.O.P., and X.O, but we also know Napoléon, XXO, and Hors d'âge.
Cognac, named after the town of Cognac in France, is a variety of brandy (distilled wine). It is only produced in the wine-growing region surrounding this town. Cognac must be made from specified grapes, be twice distilled in copper pot stills, and be aged at least two years in French oak barrels. Most Cognacs are aged considerably longer than the minimum legal requirement.
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