Pick of the Launches

12 June, 2017



Brand owner Sazerac

RRP £3,200, US$4,150, €3,725

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The Last Drop Distillers is launching the ninth release in its special collection. There are only 186 bottles of this 1947 Hors d’Age cognac (41.1% abv).

Cognac expert Nick Faith has awarded the 1947 Hors d’Age Cognac 96.5 points, and describes it as “fresh, young and delicious”, detailing how ‘the aromas have the richness of summer flowers’.

Every Last Drop 1947 Hors d’Age Cognac is said to have been hand-bottled and sealed with a driven cork dipped in boiling wax. Presented in a deep-red leather case with its own 5cl miniature, also included is a certificate of authenticity, a leather-bound tasting booklet and a custom-made stopper.

Tom Jago, The Last Drop Distillers’ founder said: “First, the nose: a waft of old roses, but charged with a touch of citrus. The complexity of sensations stems from that history: distilled in 1947 in a small, ancient copper still, burning wood or charcoal, it’s rich in the imperfections that mark the exceptional from the simply fine Cognac. In the mouth, you will find great complication.”

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