La Fontaine de La Pouyade
La Fontaine de La Pouyade Cognac belongs to a fourteenth generation of the Plantevigne-Dubosquet family, rooted in the Cognac region since the 17th century.
La Fontaine de La Pouyade is the name reserved for the best Cognacs chosen by the current descendant, holder and heir of a unique know-how passed down from generation to generation, Cognac so named as a tribute to this Fountain mentioned in a deed of 1713.
It is produced only one quality by the House, right at the top in the niche of the Great Cognacs. La Fontaine de La Pouyade comes exclusively from the heart of the delimited region of Cognac: The Grande Champagne classified as Premier Cru.
This Cognac is composed exclusively of very old Eaux-de-Vie preciously kept in Dame-jeanne once they have reached their maximum aging. Special care is taken at each stage of its development to give birth to this quality Rare and exceptional reached its paroxysm of refinement and passion.
The grapes are harvested exclusively on the limestone slopes of Grande Champagne, where the ardors of the sun are most intense. The yield per hectare is lower than in the other Crus but it brings, after a longer aging, incomparable olfactory and gustatory lengths.
The distillation, year after year during the winter, is carried out according to unique, ancestral and Secret processes that will give back, during the tasting, this wide harmonic palette of spicy, candied fruit and floral scents such as iris and violet, so characteristic of the Grande Champagne.
Before the onset of Spring, the Cognac will fall asleep forgetting the time, under the watchful eye of several generations of winemakers-cellar masters, in barrels made with the heart of Très vieux oaks.
In a hand-finished crystal bottle, a replica of the old 17th century bottles held by the family, capped and sealed with wax, each bottle is dressed in a 24-karat gold label, identified by a unique number, etched into the glass and echoed on this forgery-proof, watermarked signed certificate.
Only a few hundred bottles are available annually worldwide.