Normandin-Mercier Cognac XO 30 years Grande Champagne 40% 700ml$295.00
First Vineyard of Cognac.Full and soft spirit although having preserved a certain ardour thanks to its ageing in red barrels (trunks). Tasting Notes: Eye: Amber highlights. Nose: A fruity dominance, with nutty almonds, dried fruit, canned fruit and citrus fruit. Spices include cinnamon and vanilla and there are notes of honey, toffee, rancio notes, chocolate, dried grass and tobacco. Palate: Full and round, dried fruit, spices, woody - a long finish.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac 'Peraudiere' 25 years Grand Champagne 44% 500ml CARAFE$271.00
We have selected this 'Grande Champagne' Premier Cru of 1992 to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Normandin Mercier business, founded in 1872. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it has been aged in authentic casks, made by the best Cognac coopers; using hundred-year-old oak trees from the estate ‘La Péraudière’ which were chosen in 1989 for the exceptional subtlety of their grain. The staves were left to dry in the open-air for three whole years, and from these wonderful casks, ‘La Péraudière’ cognac was born. Limited series of 1000 bottles.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac XO 30 years Grande Champagne Carafe 40% 700ml$336.00
The same stunning Cognac as the standard 30 years, however, in a beautiful Carafe bottle. First Vineyard of Cognac.Full and soft spirit although having preserved a certain ardour thanks to its ageing in red barrels (trunks). Tasting Notes: Eye: Amber highlights. Nose: A fruity dominance, with nutty almonds, dried fruit, canned fruit and citrus fruit. Spices include cinnamon and vanilla and there are notes of honey, toffee, rancio notes, chocolate, dried grass and tobacco. Palate: Full and round, dried fruit, spices, woody - a long finish.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac 'Rare' 50 years Petite Champagne 44% 700ml CARAFE$630.00
This top-quality delight is presented in a beautiful decanter, with classic lines and good looks, making it a wonderful Cognac to display on a cabinet. But don't be fooled into thinking this bottle just looks pretty, because the precious nectar contained within is something rather special too. Made solely from eaux-de-vie grown in the region of Petite Champagne, it represents all that is great about this cru. It's a deliciously well-rounded Cognac, one that's been created with passion and knowledge that's been handed down over the generations of Normandin Mercier. One of the most natural tan of the range, with an outstanding long finish and concentration. A cask strength Cognac that will seduce connoisseurs, non reduced. Intense empyreumatic notes with a blond coffee and cedarwood taste.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac VSOP 7 years Petite Champagne 40% 700ml$143.00
The Normandin Mercier VSOP Cognac is a great introduction to the talent and passion of this ancient cognac house. Offering exceptional value for money, this is a very versatile VSOP quality blend to have in your cabinet. It can be enjoyed in many ways - the house suggests as an aperitif, or with a mixer to create a long drink, or even as a base in your favourite cocktail. This is a blend created solely from the Petite Champagne growing region of Cognac - and it imparts so many of the qualities that make the grapes grown here worthy of the title of 'fine champagne'. Young, fruity, subtle floral notes - sometimes honeysuckle, sometimes violet. Slightly spicy with hints of liquorice. Lively, but without a reason or sweetening on the finish.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac Petite Champagne 1976 41.4% 500ml$688.00
The Normandin Mercier 1976 Cognac is a single vintage cognac that has been created with full respect for the purest methods of cognac production. The eaux-de-vie was first aged for 18 months in new oak barrels. These were then toasted slightly to further allow for the aromas to be infused to the liquid within. Finally the eaux-de-vie was moved to ancient barrels to complete the aging process. Each step was overseen by the BNIC. This cognac was well-deservedly awarded the gold medal in the International Wine and Spirits Competition 2016. Well balanced, both on the nose and on the palate. Aromas of lily and orange bark. a very natural cognac.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac Tres Vieille 100 years+ (1880-1914) Grand Champagne 40% 700ml$2,106.00
The average age of the cognacs in this extraordinary Grande Champagne assemblage is at least 70 years, the oldest dating to 1872 when the Normandin-Mercier house was first founded. What little remains of this original stock continue to age in very old oak, undisturbed. The combination is a truly outstanding cognac with profound aromas and a subtle, soft "rancio" in its perfectly balanced rich, long taste of incomparable smoothness. Its 40% alcoholic strength is achieved entirely naturally, with no requirement for dilution. The simplest of labels understates the quality of this cognac. Tasting Notes: Eye: copper-coloured mahogany with reddish copper-coloured reflections. Nose: dominants fruity (candied fruits, dried fruits), empyreumatique (chocolate, burned (blown) out, smoked coffee(cafe)), rancio (Porto, wine storehouse of spirit), wooden (old barrel, limps in a cigar), spiced (cinnamon, vanilla, licorice, saffron). Notes: floral (pink)((rose)), vegetable (tobacco, lime tree), sweetened (honey). Palate: ample, powerful, aromatic. Fruity (dried fruits), rancio, empyreumatique, spiced (vanilla), wooden, very long.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac 'Rare' 50 years Grand Champagne 42% 700ml CARAFE$696.00
An exceptional cognac, patience and years have allowed this first crus to attain smoothness and concentrate its aromas such as orange peel. It expresses the full elegance and long finish of the Grande Champagne. Created solely from Eaux-de-vie from the premier cru of the Cognac region, Grande Champagne. As one would expect from such a well-aged Cognac, it's seductively dark on the eye. The precious liquid boasts the wonderful notes of ranico that only occurs after many years aging in oak barrels. This is a Cognac that delights on all levels; The decanter presentation is simple and classic, and if you've not yet discovered the delights of the house of Normandin Mercier, then the very first sip is sure to turn you into a fan. Elegant and classic, this Cognac will appeal to anyone who loves the finer things in life. Tasting Notes: Eye: Deep golden, well-aged colour Nose: Delicious notes of rancio and orange peel Palate: Powerful, well-rounded, with exceptionally good length of finish
Normandin-Mercier Cognac 15 years Vieille Fine Champagne Magnum 40% 1500ml$413.00
The Normandin Mercier Vieille Fine Champagne Cognac is a quality blend created from Eaux-de-vie from both Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne. Many of the cognacs included in the blend have been aged for around 15 years, although some are younger, hence its VSOP classification. It's a lovely amber colour - a very fruity cognac with aromas and tastes of plum and almonds. Presented in a traditional style cognac bottle with a label to match. Perfect to enjoy as a digestif after a good meal.
Normandin Mercier 2012 Petite Champagne Millesime 45.3% 500ml$188.00
Eye: straw yellow with pale gold highlights Slow and fine tearsOn the nose: a complex and gourmet nose with aromas of fruits such as pear, prune, corner, orange zest but also nuts such as almond as well as aromas already developed of ageing such as vanilla and cinnamonOn the palate: A sharp and frank attack accompanied by beautiful aromas of pear giving way to a sweet mid-palate and encompassing fruity and floral flavours to finish on a sweet warmth bringing spicy notes, liquorice, vanilla, of chocolate and a final of passion runs away.
Normandin-Mercier Cognac 15 years Vieille Fine Champagne 40% 700ml$191.00
The Normandin Mercier Vieille Fine Champagne Cognac is a VSOP quality blend created from eaux-de-vie from both Grande Champagne and Petite Champagne. Many of the cognacs included in the blend have been aged for around 15 years, although some are younger, hence its VSOP classification. It's a lovely amber colour - a very fruity cognac with aromas and tastes of plum and almonds. Presented in a traditional style cognac bottle with a label to match. Perfect to enjoy as a digestif after a good meal. The cognac was also awarded a silver medal at the 2016 International Wine and Spirit Competition.