Created in the 1950s, Hine Rare VSOP is a classic expression, which is the reflection of the house’s unique style of Cognac; fruit driven, light wood influence, broad aromatic profile and velvety mouthfeel. Since the first bottling, Hine Rare VSOP has cemented itself as the house’s flagship bottling.
Appearance: Bright amber.
Nose: Beeswax candles and spicy molasses.
Taste: Baked apricots with burnt butter and brown sugar.
Finish: Oaky tannins with tobacco and milk chocolate.
Overall: Like drinking freshly baked brioche.
The house’s characteristic style makes the Hine Rare VSOP an excellent starting point for anyone wanting to get into Cognac. Sippable and mixable, Hine Rare VSOP will please each type of Cognac drinker.
If the person you’re buying for is a fan of Hine Rare VSOP you could also try H by Hine VSOP or Hine Antique XO.
Hine Rare 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 7 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
Hine Rare is a harmonious blend of 20 Cognacs from Fine Champagne crus.
Appellation Cognac Fine Champagne Contrôlée. 100% Ugni Blanc grapes.