Created in 2004 with input from leading bartenders, H by Hine is the ideal introduction to the fine aromas of Cognac. Fresh and aromatic, it has been crafted especially for cocktails, showcasing Cognac’s unique taste and liveliness without overpowering the mix.
Appearance: Intense gold.
Nose: Apricot jam, earthy caramel and hints of sweet mushrooms.
Taste: Candied lemon and warm, sweet ginger.
Finish: Very light tannins with floral notes of violet.
Overall: Refreshing, fruit driven and floral.
If sipping on Cognac has never been your thing, but you’re a fan of a Sidecar cocktail, H by Hine might just be the bottle for you. Designed specifically for mixing, it is packed full of vibrant fruit notes without any excessive tannins.
If the person you’re buying for is a fan of H by Hine VSOP, you could also try Hine Rare VSOP or Hine Antique XO.
H by Hine is a VSOP blend composed of twenty eau-de-vie made with Ugni Blanc grapes that come from Petite and Grande Champagne crus, a particular terroir of limestones and chalk that provide vivacity and finesse to the Cognac. Aged for an average of 5 years, the choice of distillates highlights the fruit and floral notes, bring richness to the blend.
Thomas Hine and Co.
ABOUT THE DISTILLERY
Hine Cognac is a 255-year-old house that is rooted in British culture: its founder was from Dorset; its Cognacs are a favourite with the royal family and some of their vintage Cognacs is aged in the U.K (called early landed). For six generations, the head of the Hine family has worked hard to maintain a high-quality spirit and an incredible heritage. Hine’s Cognacs are considered to be some of the most delicate, fruit-driven and elegant, with the least wood influence. Made in Petite and Grande Champagne, the range offers great variety, from classic expressions to wild cards and bespoke Cognacs.
ABOUT THE LIQUID
Vibrant and refreshing, H by Hine VSOP is a blend of 20 Cognacs from Fine Champagne terroir.
Appellation cognac Fine Champagne Contrôlée. 100% Ugni Blanc grapes.