Grosperrin MMC 3 1979 Mistelle-type Pineau des Charentes (Fresh grape juice + cognac) 17% 750ml

  • Brand/Distillery : Jean Grosperrin
  • Country of Origin : France
  • Vintage : 1979 Vintage
  • ABV : 17%
  • Volume : 750ml


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The moûts mutés au Cognac (MMC) have been developed with white or red grapes must and cognac which come exclusively from the same property. This unique blend has been produced in the Borderies in 1979 (must from 1979 and cognac from 1978). The MMC3 aged in a small wine warehouses of clay court, in a old barrel of 40 hectolitres. Since 2013 the blend aged in a barrel (400 liters) of very old cognac in Chermignac.

Cognac de Collection Jean Grosperrin – Artisanal Vintages - Jean Grosperrin worked as a cognac broker in the Cognac region. A broker in eaux-de-vie plays a very discreet yet strategic role between the producer and the buyer. His job is to evaluate the quality of the eaux-de-vie and to introduce interested parties to each other. His profession takes him to many cellars to estimate the value of different batches, among which there are sometimes some very old cognacs. Practically all vine growers distil their own harvest and they usually conserve, as former generations have done before them, some barrels of cognac in their cellars. These family treasures are very rarely up for sale and the transactions are very confidential. It is these cognacs, sometimes very atypical with strong personalities that Jean and his son Guilhem (since 2004) seek to obtain in all the appellations of Cognac. And digging into documents, family histories allows for description and anecdotes on each cognac which makes great reading. Tasting Notes are precise, to the point, short, not at all the excessive praise and lies. And their selections and vintages are astonishing . Success means, that supplies run out often.


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