An encounter between time and inspiration, Frapin’s style exalts the very essence of Cognac. Established in the Charente since 1270, Domaine Chateau Fontpinot is the personification of great family tradition with centuries of experience and an exceptional vineyard estate.
Wine-grower, distiller and merchant, the Frapin family has accumulated a vast estate over the ages including 593 acres of remarkable vineyard in the heart of Cognac’s Premier Cru area, the Grande Champagne.
On the hillsides of Segonzac around Chateau Fontpinot, the Domaine keeps alive the age-old methods of grapegrowing, harvesting, pressing, distilling and ageing. Red copper Charentais stills, oak casks from the Limousin forests, alternate damp and dry cellars. . . Every day, the methods used by the experts at Domaine Chateau Fontpinot ensure that the true character of Grande Champagne Cognacs enjoyed throughout the world, continues to thrive.
The finesse, bouquet and clean, powerful character of the terroir expressed by Frapin Cognacs inspire moments of refined pleasure and quite unique sensations.
COLOR: Dark amber color, perfect clarity.
NOSE: Rich forthcoming pallet of aromas, mixing spices, toasted oak, toffee with musk and narcissus.
PALATE: Fruity, jammy palate, sweet and smooth creamy texture towards chocolate, butter cream.
FINISH: Supple, mature and warm long finish.
CELLAR MASTER’S NOTE: Tasting age belonging to the 25 and 30 years, aged with passages in humid and dry cellars which confers this unique warm well balanced overwhelming richness.