The Trijol history is one of measured achievement. The family originally settled as growers and distillers in St Martial Sur NМ©, in the heart of the Cognac region. Their first still was installed in November 1859, and since then they have built on their expertise as growers and distillers, becoming professional distillers in 1962. An independent family firm, Maxime Trijol has twenty 2,500 litre charentais pot stills and is now one of the largest distillers of cognac. The current head of the company, Jean-Jacques Trijol, is an artist, wielding his skilful palate through the process of distillation and blending, adapting ‰ЫУ sometimes minutely ‰ЫУ the spirit he collects from each still and varying his technique slightly depending on the harvest and the wine.
In recent times the company has concentrated on releasing more of its own cognacs, which have been building a great reputation for quality. Jean-Jacques Trijol blends various ages to create batches, which are then combined to make differing qualities. For example, the vitality of a 10‰ЫТ15 year old batch is aided by the maturity of the 30‰ЫТ40 year old cognacs, and conversely, the older blends are refreshed with the younger blends to lift the palate and add a dash of zest.
The VSOP Grande Champagne is blended from a large proportion of cognacs aged between 10 and 20 years. Distilled from grapes from the Grande Champagne region.
Vanilla, spice and some dried fruit on the initial aromas, developing to include a little apricot and oak. Well-structured body, mellow and rich on the palate, but also fruity with a light and elegant touch. Finishes well with a little tickle of fire from the spirit
- Additional Information
Name Maxime Trijol VSOP Country France Region Cognac ABV% 40% Size 700ml Dietary Information No