Blended from Cognacs of an average age of 25 years,this is a transparent, pale gold spirit marked by notes of vine flower and grape, with a delicate, refinement texture ending on notes of grape, toast and vanilla.
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 95 points - Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2011 Finalist. Beautifully floral with loads of dried black fruits, brown spices, marzipan, toffee, maple syrup, and butterscotch. Absolutely seamless and perfectly balanced. (Mar 2011)
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Delamain Pale & Dry is blended from cognacs of an average age of 25 years. Transparent, pale gold in color, it is marked by a superb delicacy and refinement, with lingering grape and vanilla notes, 40% alcohol by volume.
Delamain Pale & Dry Très Belle Grande Champagne Cognac was introduced as Delamain's standard-bearer in 1920, and represents 80 percent of the firm's production. The label is a reproduction of a 17th century engraving of the town and Château of Jarnac by Claude Chastillon. Named to reflect its clean, dry purity of flavor, it is blended from a range of Cognacs averaging 25 years of age. Through the evaporation of alcohol over time, it has been naturally reduced to approximately 53 percent alcohol; the final dilution is accomplished by the gradual addition of "vieilles faibles," literally, very old, weak Grand Champagne Cognacs of 15 percent alcohol, to a final strength of 40 percent
Delamain & Co. holds the most distinguished range of brandy in Cognac. The portfolio begins with the Pale and Dry XO, matured for more than three times the required aging period for the category, and ends with the Le Voyage, an irreplaceable blend of extremely old stocks.