Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac
The Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac is produced in the Charente department in France. The grapes used to make this Cognac are harvested from a few select vineyards and distilled to produce a drink that is smooth and balanced.
Originally created for Napoleon III, Jules Gilson 1865 became the cognac of choice for many influential and dignitaries. This French brandy has a history unmatched by any other spirit with its intense pear and orange blossom aromas and silky texture, emitting flavor notes of vanilla, caramel and bananas.
In 1865, Jules Gilson created a unique Cognac of superb refinement that has been invaluable in the creation of many legendary cocktails. As such it was used by the 1862 Bar at Hotel Ritz Paris , Clarence Dillon’s legendary Manhattan Bar and even today by world-renowned mixologists across the globe. Jules Gilson 1865 is made by blending eaux-de-vie from four different crus – Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, Borderies and Fins Bois – to achieve a rich smoothness with no bitterness. We love its elegance and complex character.
The very first vintage of cognac that Jules Gilson made in 1865 was presented to Napoleon III, who in turn granted him the title of “Officier du Mérite Agricole”. Cognac is ‘aged’ in barrels buried in the ground. At this site, the climate is humid and stable, leading to slow maturation and long-lived wine casks. This exclusive blend of pre-phylloxera vintages from 1863 to 1885 brings together some superb eaux-de-vie from a very prestigious parcel of Grande Champagne vineyards.
Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac is a blend of Grande Fine Champagne and Petite Fine Champagne Cognacs with over 100 years of barrel aging. This cognac has notes of rich prune, vanilla and white flowers with hints of spices, soy sauce and tobacco which is why it has a distinct flavor that’s so pleasing to the palate.
Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac is a smooth, mellow and refreshing cognac that features notes of apples, pears and candied oranges. The nose has hints of vanilla and caramel with a hint of cinnamon. This product is best enjoyed neat or with ice.
Jules Gilson is a reserve cognac from the Cognac region in France. It is aged for at least 30 years on oak which adds intense aromas and bright, fruity flavors.
Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac is a rare and legendary fine cognac. In 1864, Jules Gilson hid a barrel of the finest cognac in the wall of his house for future use. The barrel was lost for over 100 years until it was accidentally discovered by an electrician in 1998, who showed it to Jules’ grand-daughter who then sold it via auction to a wine merchant in Belgium .
This old-school Cognac is named after the founding father of the house, Jules Gilson. It is produced entirely from an 1865 and older vintages of eaux-de-vie that have been patiently aged in oak casks. The result is a fine, full-bodied experience with hints of vanilla and honey.
First created in the late nineteenth century by Jules Gilson, this Cognac is aged for 15 years in French oak barrels. Its bold, rich flavor makes it ideal for use in an after-dinner toast.
As one of the most historically important producers in the region, Jules Gilson is proud to offer its 1865 Cognac expression. Aged for 10 years in oak casks, this Cognac was named after the date that the Gilson family took over Château de La Louvière.
This is a very exceptional Cognac with a deep amber color and complex taste, with notes of spices and citrus.
Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac, at the height of the Cognac craze in France, was created using a blend of grapes from three different grape types. This high-quality cognac features a superior taste and an exceptional smoothness.
Jules Gilson 1865 Cognac is a blend of Grande Champagne, Petite Champagne, and Borderies. It has notes of brioche and walnut, which are nicely balanced by subtle floral aromas. This rich cognac is a crowd pleaser for any occasion.
This is a very rare bottle of cognac that comes from very old barrels, the oldest the house has ever had to discover. It was distilled in 1865 and matured for over 140 years in casks on their estate named LaGrange des Pilots. The aromas of violet, candied orange peel, apricot and raisins give way to a full-bodied palate with a powerful finish
This Cognac is a complex wine that is nuanced, showing complexity and intensity in its aromas. It has a long finish with no harsh notes at any stage of its evolution.
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