Frérot Extra Cognac
  • Category Cognac
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Age 30-50 Year Old
  • Style Cognac
  • Alcohol 41%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.
  • raspberry
  • apricot
  • rancio
  • fruit
  • walnuts
  • tobacco
  • candied
  • cardamom
  • caramel

Frérot

Extra Cognac (0.75l, 41%)
Price $190.00
Members' price $180.00

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Frérot Extra is second of its name, but first of its extravagance.

While its younger brother XO showcased the exquisite flavors of all crus of Cognac, Extra is 100% Grande Champagne – the Premier Cru, the aficionados call it.

But terroir is just one of the pillars upon which we built this delightful Cognac; the other is age. The Cognacs in the blend were aged between 30 and 50 years, and we’re betting on their rich and complex characters to enchant your palate.

The opulent profile starts with a bouquet of raspberries and fresh orchard fruits, evolving into a palate of caramel, walnut, and candied fruits. The finish is lavishly long with an extra amount of rancio and a hint of tobacco.

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  • Category Cognac
  • Country France
  • Region Cognac
  • Age 30-50 Year Old
  • Style Cognac
  • Alcohol 41%
California residents: Click here for Proposition 65 WARNING.

Appearance / Color 
Warm mahogany

Nose / Aroma / Smell
A wonderful concoction of raspberries, apricots and other fresh fruits.

Flavor / Taste / Palate
The palate is ruled by walnuts, candied fruits, oranges and caramel.

Finish
Delicate and lavishly long finish with tobacco, pepper, cardamom, more raspberries and famous "rancio."

Flavor Spiral TM
About the Flavor Spiral
What does Frérot Extra Cognac taste like?

The Flavor Spiral™ shows the most common flavors that you'll taste in Frérot Extra Cognac and gives you a chance to have a taste of it before actually tasting it.

We invented Flavor Spiral™ here at Flaviar to get all your senses involved in tasting drinks and, frankly, because we think that classic tasting notes are boring.

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  • raspberry
  • apricot
  • rancio
  • fruit
  • walnuts
  • tobacco
  • candied
  • cardamom
  • caramel
Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
The French believe it or not, aren’t actually all that fond of Cognac. They export almost 90% of their production.
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.
The wine used for Cognac is very dry, acidic, and thin but excellent for distillation and aging.
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).
Laws concerning Cognac-making are strict as hell. Only three types of grapes may be used, and they can only be harvested in October; Cognac must be aged for at least two years in barrels made from French oak - and get this, from one of two specific forests! Then, the stills must be of a particular French shape (no, not the baguette shape); and we guess La Marseillaise has to be sung during the entire process.
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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Dog Dogson's Smartass corner
Character Dogson
The French believe it or not, aren’t actually all that fond of Cognac. They export almost 90% of their production.
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.
The wine used for Cognac is very dry, acidic, and thin but excellent for distillation and aging.
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).
Laws concerning Cognac-making are strict as hell. Only three types of grapes may be used, and they can only be harvested in October; Cognac must be aged for at least two years in barrels made from French oak - and get this, from one of two specific forests! Then, the stills must be of a particular French shape (no, not the baguette shape); and we guess La Marseillaise has to be sung during the entire process.
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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