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DESSERT MENU, COGNAC, BRANDIES AND PORT

COGNAC

An appellation controlee French grape brandy from the Cognac region.

Cognac lends its name to what is arguably the finest brandy in the world.

V.S. (VERY SPECIAL) Raw and spirity, with heavily scented floral bouquets. Average age between 5 and 9 years.

V.S.O.P. (VERY SUPERI OR OLD PALE) More rounded, sightly wooded and with a rich nose, the flavour of these Cognacs is richer and more subtle. Average age 12 years.

NAPOLEON Elegant, with a rich, woody nose and a soft floral flavour. Average age 18 years.

X.O. (EXTRA OLD) These Cognacs are rich and heavily scented with oak, they are characterised by seductively full vanilla, smoke and a spicy lingering finish. Average age between
25 & 50 years

HORS D’AGE Exceptionally rare Cognacs, blended from the finest vintages in Grande and Petite Champagne. Average age 50 to 1OOyrs.

BRANDIES

ARMAGNAC
An appellation controlee French grape brandy from Gascony, France’s oldest brandy, Armagnac, delivers rich, powerful flavours and an astonishing bouquet.

PORT

A fortified wine made by adding brandy ta arrest fermenting grape “must”, which results in a wine, usually red, occasionally white, that is both sweet and high in alcohol.