Ultimate Beverage Challenge 89 points - Aromas are bright with notes of dried red apple and cinnamon. The flavor starts out lightly sweet in the mouth before turning to savory with dark toffee, caramel, and coffee. White floral aromas perfume the entire length. Texturally it is smooth and spicy. (Apr 2014)
Ultimate Beverage Challenge 92 points - Warm aromas of light caramel, apple muffins and red grapes. Smooth and spicy on the tongue with caramelized flavors developing into dark sugar cookies and vanilla. Distinct floral perfume stays on and on. (Mar 2013)
A blend of Grande & Petite champagne cognac. Medium bodied with light floral aromas. Delicious lemon-pineapple mellowness. Extremely smooth finish. In a blind tasting conducted by the Beverage Tasting Institute, Hardy V.S.O.P. was rated higher than the industry leader. Wine Enthusiast Best Buy Recommendation.
Aged a minimum of 8 years in limousin oak.